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English definition of “pulp”

pulp

noun [U] (BOOKS)    /pʌlp/ disapproving
books and magazines that are of low quality in the way they are produced and the stories and articles they contain: pulp fictionKinds of booksNewspapers and magazines
(Definition of pulp noun (BOOKS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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