paperback
paperback pa"per*back` (p[=a]"p[~e]r*b[a^]k`), n. A book with paper covers; -- contrasted with {hardback} or {hardcover}.

Syn: softback, soft-cover. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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