Definition of “flyleaf” - English Dictionary


“flyleaf” in English

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flyleafnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈflaɪ.liːf/ us /ˈflaɪ.liːf/ plural flyleaves

Examples from literature

  • A memorandum book with "E. Harris" written on the flyleaf was picked up on the stairs, but nothing particular was thought of any of these signs. 
  • And the flyleaf makes an excellent place for a bridge-score if there isn't any other paper handy. 
  • It still gave him an inexplicable glow of pleasure, the memory of that brownish signature staggering across the flyleaf of "Jessica's First Prayer." 
  • There comes a sudden resurrection of the rocking-chair brigade, a rush of readers with uplifted fountain-pens, and a general request for the author's autograph upon the flyleaf of his volume. 
  • Writing on the flyleaf caught his eye. 

(Definition of “flyleaf” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)