noun. ['ˈpeɪpɝˌbæk'] a book with paper covers.
- softback book
- paper-back book
- pocket book
- pocket edition
- paperback book
- soft-cover book
- stand still
Words that Rhyme with Paperback
Example sentences of the word paperback
1. Verb, base form
A shelf spacing between 8 and 10 inches will house paperback books sufficiently.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Place paperback books and small or medium-sized hardcover books in a box either lying flat or standing upright.
Quotes containing the word paperback
1. She read books quickly and compulsively, paperback after paperback, as if she might drift away without the anchor of the printed page.
- Jane Hamilton
2. The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book -- it makes a very poor doorstop.
- Alfred Hitchcock
3. Some of us find our lives abridged even before the paperback comes out.
- Berkeley Breathed
adjective. ['ˈpeɪpɝˌbæk'] (of books) having a flexible binding.
- text edition
- trade edition