Definition of softcover in English:

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softcover

Pronunciation: /ˈsôf(t)ˌkəvər/

adjective& noun

Another term for paperback.
Example sentences
  • The book is readily available in a new large format softcover edition from Scribner Paperback Fiction and Hitchcock's film is available at minimal cost from several different sources.
  • They come in all sizes (one, two, and multi-volumes), colours (social, economic, political complexion), and shapes (hardcover, softcover, electronic).
  • The new ‘39th Reunion’ edition, unfortunately, does not do the original justice, surrounding a facsimile of the 1971 softcover with a pointless hardcover and carelessly designed front and back matter.

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Syllabification: soft·cov·er

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