Definition of in paperback in English:

in paperback


  • In an edition bound in stiff paper or flexible cardboard.

    ‘the novel is now available in paperback’
    • ‘This set him off on the idea of publishing literature in paperback, making it available cheaply and widely.’
    • ‘This week's book review was published this year in paperback after its initial publication in hard cover last year.’
    • ‘First published in hardback in 2003, the book is now available in paperback.’
    • ‘Let's hope for a quicker-to-read, smaller and cheaper reprinting in paperback.’
    • ‘This book was published in hard back in November 1998 and is coming out in paperback in January 2000.’