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cardboard

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noun card·board \ˈkärd-ˌbȯrd\

Definition of cardboard

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

cardboardy

play \-ˌbȯr-dē\ adjective

Examples of cardboard in a Sentence

  1. Cover the windows with cardboard.

1831

First Known Use of cardboard

1831


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cardboard

adjective card·board

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 English Language Learners

cardboard

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noun

Definition of cardboard for English Language Learners

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

cardboard

adjective

Definition of cardboard for English Language Learners

  • : made out of cardboard

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


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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