softback

adjective
soft·​back | \ ˈsȯf(t)-ˌbak How to pronounce softback (audio) \

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softback noun

First Known Use of softback

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Softback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/softback. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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