Definition of Softback

1. Noun. A book with paper covers.

Exact synonyms: Paper-back Book, Paperback, Paperback Book, Soft-cover, Soft-cover Book, Softback Book
Generic synonyms: Book, Volume
Specialized synonyms: Pocket Book, Pocket Edition, Pocketbook
Derivative terms: Paperback

Definition of Softback

1. Noun. A softcover or paperback book. ¹

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Definition of Softback

1. a book bound in a flexible paper cover [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Softback

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soft tissue neoplasms
soft tissue sarcoma
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soft tops
soft touch
soft tree fern
soft tubercle
soft wart
soft water
soft wheat
softback (current term)
softback book
softball game

Literary usage of Softback

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1. The Progress of Insight: A Treatise on Satipatthana Meditation by Mahasi Sayadaw (1994)
"BP 502S softback 125 pages PRACTICAL INSIGHT MEDITATION Mahasi Say ad aw The meditation master charts the entire development of insight meditation up to its ..."

2. A Taste of Freedom by Ajahn Chah (1998)
"BP 515S softback. 176 pages. The Way to Ultimate Calm Selected Discourses Webu Sayadaw The meditation master charts the entire development of insight ..."

3. The Way to Ultimate Calm: Selected Discourses of Webu Sayadaw by Webu Sayadaw (2001)
"BP 417 softback. 411 pages. The Life of the Buddha by Bhikkhu Nanamoli Among the numerous lives of the Buddha that have been written, this work with its ..."

4. Collection and Disposal of Municipal Refuse by Rudolph Hering, Samuel A. Greeley (1921)
"2 whites 3.60 to 3.80 Thirds and blues 2.80 to 3.00 Straight garments 1.80 to 2.00 Hard-back carpets 1.60 to 1.90 softback carpets 2.30 to 2.60 Old rubber: ..."

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