pasteboard

paste•board
[[t]ˈpeɪstˈbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd[/t]] n.
1) pri a stiff board made of sheets of paper pasted or layers of paper pulp pressed together
2) made of pasteboard
3) unsubstantial or sham
paste′board′y, adj.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • pasteboard — ► NOUN ▪ thin board made by pasting together sheets of paper …   English terms dictionary

  • pasteboard — I. noun Date: 1562 1. a solid cardboard with a paper facing; broadly cardboard 2. ticket 2a II. adjective Date: 1599 1. made of pasteboard 2. sham, unsubstantial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • pasteboard — /ˈpeɪstbɔd/ (say paystbawd) noun 1. a stiff, firm board made of sheets of paper pasted or layers of paper pulp pressed together, used for book covers. –adjective 2. made of pasteboard. 3. unsubstantial or flimsy; sham …   Australian English dictionary

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  • pasteboard — noun a) card stock b) A common widget that can be used by multiple users to paste items or text to …   Wiktionary

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