Definition of Book jacket

1. Noun. A paper jacket for a book; a jacket on which promotional information is usually printed.

Exact synonyms: Dust Cover, Dust Jacket, Dust Wrapper
Generic synonyms: Jacket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Jacket

book binding
book burning
book burnings
book club
book clubs
book entries
book entry
book fair
book fairs
book hand
book hands
book illustrations
book in
book industry
book it
book jacket (current term)
book keeping
book learning
book lore
book louse
book lover
book lung
book lungs
book matches
book muslin
book muslins
book of account
book of condolence
book of facts
book of instructions

Literary usage of Book jacket

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"There is not a dull moment in the book. Jacket in colors and illustrations by Donald S. Humphreys. Price, $1.75 net. No, Virginia! By HELEN SHERMAN GRIFFITH ..."

2. Boxes for the Protection of Books: Their Design & Constructionedited by Lage Carlson edited by Lage Carlson (1998)
"ASSEMBLE book jacket A. Apply tape to card strip B. Wrap the book I. MEASURE BOOK A. Measure book width Measure the width of the cover from the hinge to the ..."

3. How to Report on Books, Grades 3-4 by Jill Norris, Melanie Coon (2005)
"Modeling the Book Project • Demonstrate how to use butcher or shelf paper to make a book jacket. Use a book you have read to the class. 3. ..."

4. Teaching for Deep Comprehension: A Reading Workshop Approach by Linda J. Dorn, Carla Soffos (2005)
"... the back • Read the first page • Read the book jacket • Genres we like Some Reasons to Abandon Books • Too hard • Too easy • Boring • Not enough action ..."

5. Annual Conference Proceedings of the American Library Association by American Library Association. Conference, American Library Association (1919)
"They know good books and have an admirable taste in literature, but they are as ready for suggestion as the folks whose criterion is the bright book jacket ..."

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