Definition of flyleaf in English:


Syllabification: fly·leaf
Pronunciation: /ˈflīˌlēf

noun (plural flyleaves /-ˌlēvz/)

  • A blank page at the beginning or end of a book.
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    • This begins to explain why, on the flyleaves of many books by internationally known Caribbean authors, it is not uncommon to find a dedication to Henry Swanzy.
    • In fact all photographs of the author in the flyleaves of books in his lengthy series are ambiguous.
    • Yet the flyleaf describes this book as a ‘haunting memoir [that] weaves together the life of a mother and daughter caught in the web of that mother's ambition.’

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