/hahrd"bownd"/, adj.
(of a book) bound with a stiff cover, usually of cloth or leather; casebound. Cf. paperback.
[1725-35; HARD + BOUND1]

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  • hardbound — adj. same as {hardback}; used of books. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hardbound — hard|bound [ hard,baund ] adjective fastened into a stiff cover instead of a soft paper or plastic one: a hardbound book …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hardbound — adjective Date: 1926 hardcover …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hardbound — adjective Having a hardcover; hardback …   Wiktionary

  • hardbound — adj. having a hard cover, bound with a stiff cover (of a book) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hardbound — adjective hardcover …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hardbound — hard•bound [[t]ˈhɑrdˈbaʊnd[/t]] adj. pri (of a book) bound with a stiff cover, usu. of cloth or leather; casebound • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • hardbound — adjective having a hard back or cover hardback books • Syn: ↑hardbacked, ↑hardback, ↑hardcover • Similar to: ↑backed • Derivationally related forms: ↑hardcover …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hardbound [hard-cover] book — Книга в твёрдой переплётной крышке …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Hardbound book — Книга в твёрдом переплете …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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