Definition of e-reader in English:



  • A handheld device on which electronic versions of books, newspapers, magazines, etc. can be read.

    • ‘Gentlemen, put down your chain saws because a Plastic Logic e-reader is almost here.’
    • ‘In our opinion, this depends upon the cost and ease of use for e-readers.’
    • ‘If you didn't have an e-reader, you couldn't get this story.’
    • ‘Hewlett Packard researchers continue to develop e-reader prototypes.’
    • ‘Indeed, the Kindle and other e-readers could be a boon to newspapers.’