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  • EN [ ˈpeɪpə(r)]
  • US [ ˈpeɪpər]

English definition


  • 1. a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

  • 2. an essay (especially one written as an assignment);

    • "he got an A on his composition"
  • 3. a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements;

    • "he read his newspaper at breakfast"
  • 4. a scholarly article describing the results of observations or stating hypotheses;

    • "he has written many scientific papers"
  • 5. medium for written communication;

    • "the notion of an office running without paper is absurd"
  • 6. a business firm that publishes newspapers;

    • "Murdoch owns many newspapers"
  • 7. a newspaper as a physical object;

    • "when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper"


  • 1. cover with paper;

    • "paper the box"
  • 2. cover with wallpaper


  • 1. made of paper;

    • "they wore paper hats at the party"

Example sentences

  • Wad the space with paper, please.

  • We learned the matter from an American paper.

  • In the examination paper Qestion 2 was a gift.

  • I often read his column in the local paper.

  • He jumbled the pages in the paper.

  • Only a few students passed the exam, so you can see that the paper must have been extremely stiff.

  • Have your organisation issue you with an identifying paper.

  • He quotes a few verses from Tennyson in his paper.

  • At the examination he peeped at his neighbour's paper.

  • The lawyer nib his pen, spread out his paper, and prepared to write.

  • From now on no one is to mention that slip of paper.

  • If you blow on a piece of paper, it moves.

  • John stormed into the meeting waving a piece of paper about.

  • This school punched holes in paper.

  • He writes on both sides of the sheet to conserve paper.

  • The paper splashed the story on page one.

  • They are neighbourhood paper.

  • They searched all the drawers for the missing paper.

  • He frightened the old lady into signing the paper.

  • Today our paper publishes its 10000 th number.

  • She doubled the sheet of the paper and put it away.

  • A piece of paper was folded in the card.

  • A police put some chemicals on the piece of paper and a line of words showed up.

  • There's a paragraph on the matter in the paper.

  • He chucked the paper in a drawer.

  • The paper gave all the lurid details of the murder.

  • Prick holes in the paper with a pin.

  • Snip a tiny hole in the paper.

  • a roll of toilet paper

  • He wiped away the blood with a paper napkin.

Phrase collocation

  • paper over

    To put or keep out of sight; conceal

    • paper over a deficit with accounting gimmicks.

    To downplay or gloss over (differences, for example), especially in order to maintain a nominal, apparent, or temporary unity.

  • be not worth the paper it is written on

    be of no value or validity whatsoever despite having been written down

  • make the papers

    be written about in newspapers and thus become famous or notorious

  • paper over the cracks

    disguise problems or divisions rather than trying to solve them

  • on paper

    In writing or print.

    In theory, as opposed to actual performance or fact

    • It is a good team on paper, but its members play poorly together.


  • man with a paper ass

    • He seems like a man with a paper ass to me; don't pay him any attention.

Synonym discrimination

  • composition, article, essay, paper, prose, thesis, theme, dissertation

  • paper, document

Meaning of paper

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