HyperDic: cardboard

English > 2 senses of the word cardboard:
NOUNsubstancecardboard, composition boarda stiff moderately thick paper
ADJECTIVEallcardboard, unlifelikewithout substance
cardboard > pronunciation
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > cardboard: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWithout substance.
Example"cardboard caricatures of historical figures"
Broaderartificial, unrealcontrived by art rather than nature
English > cardboard: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA stiff moderately thick paper.
Synonymcomposition board
Narrowerbinder's board, binder boardA cardboard used by bookbinders to make covers for books
cardThin cardboard, usually rectangular
corrugated board, corrugated cardboardcardboard with corrugations (can be glued to flat cardboard on one or both sides)
paperboard, poster board, posterboardA cardboard suitable for making posters
pasteboardStiff cardboard made by pasting together layers of paper
strawboardA coarse yellow cardboard made of straw pulp
Broaderpacking material, packing, waddingAny material used especially to protect something
paperA material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Spanishcartón, cartón ondulado, cartulina
Catalancartolina, cartó, cartró

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