Definition of paperbound in English:

paperbound

adjective

  • Of a book, etc.: bound in paper covers; paperback.

noun

  • Chiefly US. A book bound in paper covers; a paperback.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Blackwood's Magazine. From paper + bound. Compare cloth-bound, morocco-bound.

Pronunciation

paperbound

/ˈpeɪpəbaʊnd/