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cardboard

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noun card·board \ˈkärd-ˌbȯrd\

Simple Definition of cardboard

  • : a stiff and thick kind of paper that is used especially for making boxes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cardboard

  1. :  a material made from cellulose fiber (as wood pulp) like paper but usually thicker

cardboardy play \-ˌbȯr-dē\ adjective

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cardboard

adjective card·board

Simple Definition of cardboard

  • : made out of cardboard

  • : not acting or seeming real : having an obviously false or fake quality

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cardboard

  1. 1 :  made of or as if of cardboard

  2. 2 :  unreal, stereotyped <a play with cardboard characters>

Examples of cardboard in a sentence

  1. The play had cardboard characters.



1852

First Known Use of cardboard

1852


CARDBOARD Defined for Kids

cardboard

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noun card·board \ˈkärd-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of cardboard for Students

  1. :  a stiff thick kind of paper used especially to make boxes





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