Definition of hardcover in English:
adjectivechiefly North American
(Of a book) bound between rigid boards covered in cloth, paper, leather, or film: hardcover and paperback editions
More example sentences
- ‘The King’ is a wonderful book; when it comes out in paperback (or in a lower-priced hardcover edition) grab a copy as fast as you can!
- She added how she now lives for the day when she sees the best-selling hardcover edition of ‘Tales Told by a True Idiot’ gracing the window of every bookstore in New York.
- Zooba offers brand-new, mostly hardcover editions of today's best-sellers and tomorrow's discoveries.
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A hardcover book.
- Hey, six books - including one hardcover - for $70?
- I even bought the lady's book afterwards - a hardcover, no less, which I almost never buy.
- One of the books was a small hardcover, which the politician handed to the other school captain.
- In a hardcover edition.Example sentences
- Here's the link to order a copy of the new edition which is in hardcover and which contains a new foreword by P.J. O'Rourke and a ‘Where Are They Now?’
- Although it is expensive in hardcover, a paperback edition would make a formidable textbook for advanced undergraduates or graduate students.
- The first American edition of 1950 was reprinted almost without pause in hardcover and then paperback until the late 1970s.
Definition of hardcover in:
- British & World English dictionary