softback
adjective Date: 1958 softcoversoftback noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • softback — [[t]sɒ̱ftbæk[/t]] N SING: also in N A softback is a book with a thin cardboard, paper, or plastic cover. Compare and paperback. [BRIT] ...published by Boxtree, at ₤5.99 for the softback and ₤15.99 for the hardback... This title was a best seller… …   English dictionary

  • softback — noun a book with paper covers • Syn: ↑paperback book, ↑paper back book, ↑paperback, ↑softback book, ↑soft cover book, ↑soft cover • Derivationally related forms: ↑paperback ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • softback — UK [ˈsɒftˌbæk] / US [ˈsɔftˌbæk] noun [countable] Word forms softback : singular softback plural softbacks a book that has a paper or thin plastic cover • See: hardback …   English dictionary

  • softback — /sawft bak , soft /, n., adj. paperback. [1965 70; SOFT + BACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • softback — soft|back [ sɔft,bæk ] noun count a book that has a paper or thin plastic cover: PAPERBACK ─ compare HARDBACK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • softback — n. paperback, book with a soft cover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • softback — adjective &noun another term for paperback …   English new terms dictionary

  • softback — /ˈsɒftbæk/ (say softbak) noun, adjective → paperback. Also, softcover …   Australian English dictionary

  • softback book — noun a book with paper covers • Syn: ↑paperback book, ↑paper back book, ↑paperback, ↑softback, ↑soft cover book, ↑soft cover • Derivationally related forms: ↑paperback ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clifford Brodie Frith — Dr Clifford Brodie Frith (born 1949) is an English born Australian citizen and ornithologist. Contents 1 Life 2 Career 3 Ornithologist 4 Photographer …   Wikipedia

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