flyleaf

noun
fly·​leaf | \ ˈflī-ˌlēf How to pronounce flyleaf (audio) \
plural flyleaves\ ˈflī-​ˌlēvz How to pronounce flyleaf (audio) \

Definition of flyleaf

: one of the free endpapers of a book

Examples of flyleaf in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since then, there has been a tradition of new Justices signing the flyleaf. Amy Davidson Sorkin, The New Yorker, 1 July 2022

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First Known Use of flyleaf

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Flyleaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flyleaf. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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