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pa·per·back

 (pā′pər-băk′)
n.
A book having a flexible paper binding.

pa′per·back′, pa′per·backed′ adj.

paperback

(ˈpeɪpəˌbæk)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a book or edition with covers made of flexible card, sold relatively cheaply. Compare hardback
adj
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or denoting a paperback or publication of paperbacks
vb (tr)
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to publish in paperback
ˈpaperˌbacker n

pa•per•back

(ˈpeɪ pərˌbæk)

n.
1. a book bound in a flexible paper cover.
adj.
2. (of a book) bound in a flexible paper cover.
3. of or pertaining to paperbacks. Compare hardcover.
[1895–1900]

paperback


Past participle: paperbacked
Gerund: paperbacking

Imperative
paperback
paperback
Present
I paperback
you paperback
he/she/it paperbacks
we paperback
you paperback
they paperback
Preterite
I paperbacked
you paperbacked
he/she/it paperbacked
we paperbacked
you paperbacked
they paperbacked
Present Continuous
I am paperbacking
you are paperbacking
he/she/it is paperbacking
we are paperbacking
you are paperbacking
they are paperbacking
Present Perfect
I have paperbacked
you have paperbacked
he/she/it has paperbacked
we have paperbacked
you have paperbacked
they have paperbacked
Past Continuous
I was paperbacking
you were paperbacking
he/she/it was paperbacking
we were paperbacking
you were paperbacking
they were paperbacking
Past Perfect
I had paperbacked
you had paperbacked
he/she/it had paperbacked
we had paperbacked
you had paperbacked
they had paperbacked
Future
I will paperback
you will paperback
he/she/it will paperback
we will paperback
you will paperback
they will paperback
Future Perfect
I will have paperbacked
you will have paperbacked
he/she/it will have paperbacked
we will have paperbacked
you will have paperbacked
they will have paperbacked
Future Continuous
I will be paperbacking
you will be paperbacking
he/she/it will be paperbacking
we will be paperbacking
you will be paperbacking
they will be paperbacking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been paperbacking
you have been paperbacking
he/she/it has been paperbacking
we have been paperbacking
you have been paperbacking
they have been paperbacking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been paperbacking
you will have been paperbacking
he/she/it will have been paperbacking
we will have been paperbacking
you will have been paperbacking
they will have been paperbacking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been paperbacking
you had been paperbacking
he/she/it had been paperbacking
we had been paperbacking
you had been paperbacking
they had been paperbacking
Conditional
I would paperback
you would paperback
he/she/it would paperback
we would paperback
you would paperback
they would paperback
Past Conditional
I would have paperbacked
you would have paperbacked
he/she/it would have paperbacked
we would have paperbacked
you would have paperbacked
they would have paperbacked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paperback - a book with paper coverspaperback - a book with paper covers    
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
pocket book, pocket edition, pocketbook - pocket-sized paperback book
Adj.1.paperback - (of books) having a flexible binding
bound - secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"
Translations
رِوايات ذات غِلاف وَرَقيكِتاب بِغِلاف من وَرَقكِتَابٌ وَرَقِيُّ الغِلَافِ
brožovaný výtiskdo kapsyknížka v kapesním vydání
paperback
pehmeäkantinen kirja
knjiga mekih korica
papírkötésűpuha kötésű könyv
pappírskiljapappírskilju-
ペーパーバック
페이퍼 백
kniha v mäkkej väzbev mäkkej väzbe
broširana knjiga
pocketbokpocket
หนังสือปกอ่อน
ikinci baskı kitapkarton kapaklıkarton kapaklı kitap
sách bìa mềm

paperback

[ˈpeɪpəbæk]
A. Nlibro m en rústica
in paperbacken rústica
B. CPD paperback edition Nedición f rústica

paperback

[ˈpeɪpərbæk]
nlivre m de poche
adj [copy, version, edition] → en livre de poche paperback bookpaperback book nlivre m de pochepaper bag nsac m en papier

paperback

[ˈpeɪpəˌbæk] ntascabile m, paperback m inv

paper

(ˈpeipə) noun
1. the material on which these words are written, made from wood, rags etc and used for writing, printing, wrapping parcels etc. I need paper and a pen to write a letter; (also adjective) a paper bag.
2. a single (often printed or typed) piece of this. There were papers all over his desk.
3. a newspaper. Have you read the paper?
4. a group of questions for a written examination. The Latin paper was very difficult.
5. (in plural) documents proving one's identity, nationality etc. The policeman demanded my papers.
ˈpapery adjective
like paper. papery leaves.
ˈpaperback noun
a book with a paper cover.
adjective
paperback novels.
ˈpaper-clip noun
a small, usually metal clip for holding papers together. She attached her note to the papers with a paper-clip.
ˈpaper-knife noun
a knife used for opening envelopes etc.
paper sculpture
the art of modelling with folded paper.
ˈpaperweight noun
a small, heavy object which can be put on top of pieces of paper to keep them in place, also used as an ornament.
ˈpaperwork noun
the part of a job which consists of keeping files, writing letters etc. I spend most of my time on paperwork.

paperback

كِتَابٌ وَرَقِيُّ الغِلَافِ brožovaný výtisk paperback Taschenbuch χαρτόδετο βιβλίο libro en rústica pehmeäkantinen kirja livre de poche knjiga mekih korica edizione economica ペーパーバック 페이퍼 백 paperback pocketbok publikacja w miękkiej oprawie livro de capa mole книга в мягкой обложке pocketbok หนังสือปกอ่อน ikinci baskı kitap sách bìa mềm 平装本
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