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Noun: paperback  'pey-pu(r),bak
  1. A book with paper covers
    - paperback book, paper-back book, softback book, softback, soft-cover book, soft-cover, paperbound [US]
Adjective: paperback  'pey-pu(r),bak
  1. (of books) having a flexible binding
    "It is impossible to get the book you want in the paperback edition";
    - paperbacked, paperbound [US]

Derived forms: paperbacks

See also: bound

Type of: book, volume

Encyclopedia: Paperback