What does cardboard mean?

Definitions for cardboardˈkɑrdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cardboard.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cardboard, composition board(adj)

    a stiff moderately thick paper

  2. cardboard, unlifelike(adj)

    without substance

    "cardboard caricatures of historical figures"


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cardboard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cardboard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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