softcover

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

soft +‎ cover

AdjectiveEdit

softcover (not comparable)

  1. (publishing, of a book) Having covers made of paper or thin cardboard; paperback.
    • 2007 September 23, The Editors, “Up Front”, New York Times:
      It gives more emphasis to the literary novels and short-story collections reviewed so often in our pages (and sometimes published only in softcover).

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

softcover (plural softcovers)

  1. (publishing) A book having such covers.
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