Definition of e-book in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈiːbʊk/


An electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device.
Example sentences
  • The file may be read on a personal computer, a personal digital assistant, or on an electronic device designed specifically for reading e-books.
  • Books in digital format, also known as e-books, can be read on devices lacking the power and screen space to afford a regular Web browser.
  • Almost everything is available on the web… products, services, e-books, software, audios, videos, membership sites, or newsletters.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: e-book

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.