hardbacked
hardback hard"back`, hardbacked hard"backed`, hardcover hard"cov*er hard-bound hard"-bound`adj. Having rigid front and back covers, usually boards covered with paper, cloth, or leather; -- of books. Contrasted with {softcover} and {paperback}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hardbacked — adjective a) Having a solid binding; hardback. a hardbacked chair b) Having a hard back …   Wiktionary

  • hardbacked — adjective having a hard back or cover hardback books • Syn: ↑hardback, ↑hardbound, ↑hardcover • Similar to: ↑backed • Derivationally related forms: ↑hardcover …   Useful english dictionary

  • hardback — hard back , hardbacked hard backed , hardcover hard cov*er hard bound hard bound adj. Having rigid front and back covers, usually boards covered with paper, cloth, or leather; of books. Contrasted with {softcover} and {paperback}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard-bound — hardback hard back , hardbacked hard backed , hardcover hard cov*er hard bound hard bound adj. Having rigid front and back covers, usually boards covered with paper, cloth, or leather; of books. Contrasted with {softcover} and {paperback}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hardcover — hardback hard back , hardbacked hard backed , hardcover hard cov*er hard bound hard bound adj. Having rigid front and back covers, usually boards covered with paper, cloth, or leather; of books. Contrasted with {softcover} and {paperback}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paperback — pa per*back adj. having a flexible binding; of books. Contrasted to {hardcover} or {hardbacked} or {hardbound}. Syn: paperbacked, soft bound, softcover, softback. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • backed — adjective 1. having a back or backing, usually of a specified type • Ant: ↑backless • Similar to: ↑hardbacked, ↑hardback, ↑hardbound, ↑hardcover, ↑high backed, ↑low backed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hardbound — adjective having a hard back or cover hardback books • Syn: ↑hardbacked, ↑hardback, ↑hardcover • Similar to: ↑backed • Derivationally related forms: ↑hardcover …   Useful english dictionary

  • hardcover — I noun a book with cardboard or cloth or leather covers • Syn: ↑hardback • Derivationally related forms: ↑hardback (for: ↑hardback) • Hypernyms: ↑book …   Useful english dictionary

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