Definitions for cardboardˈkɑrdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cardboard, composition board(adj)

    a stiff moderately thick paper

  2. cardboard, unlifelike(adj)

    without substance

    "cardboard caricatures of historical figures"

Wiktionary

  1. cardboard(Noun)

    A wood-based material resembling heavy paper, used in the manufacture of boxes and signs.

  2. Origin: card + board

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cardboard(noun)

    a stiff compact pasteboard of various qualities, for making cards, etc., often having a polished surface

Editors Contribution

  1. cardboard

    A type of paper based material and product created and designed in various colors, materials, shapes and sizes and used for a variety of purposes.

    Cardboard is created and sold for a variety of purposes e.g. card makers buy cardboard to make cards, and cereal box makers buy cardboard to make cereal boxes.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cassidy Lexcen:

    It was mind-blowing, to see this little cardboard box and a phone, and to think this is what saved our daughter's life.

  2. James McGregor:

    Because of the lives they have led - of tainted food, dumplings with cardboard in them, honey that isn't honey, liquor that isn't liquor - they distrust everything.

  3. James McGregor:

    Because of the lives they have led – of tainted food, dumplings with cardboard in them, honey that isn't honey, liquor that isn't liquor – they distrust everything.

  4. Karlee Daubeney:

    At first I was in a state of panic and I was looking for anything that could have opened the door, i was trying to write ‘ help ’ on pieces of cardboard to slide under the door. I think it was with ketchup or mayonnaise.

  5. Casino:

    Ace The town will never be the same. After the Tangiers, the big corporations took it all over. Today it looks like Disneyland. And while the kids play cardboard pirates, Mommy and Daddy drop the house payments and Junior's college money on the poker slots. In the old days, dealers knew your name, what you drank, what you played. Today, it's like checkin' into an airport. And if you order room service, you're lucky if you get it by Thursday. Today, it's all gone. You get a whale show up with four million in a suitcase, and some twenty-five-year-old hotel school kid is gonna want his Social Security Number. After the Teamsters got knocked out of the box, the corporations tore down practically every one of the old casinos. And where did the money come from to rebuild the pyramids Junk bonds. But in the end, I wound up right back where I started. I could still pick winners, and I could still make money for all kinds of people back home. And why mess up a good thing

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