[ US /ˈkɑɹdˌbɔɹd/ ]
[ UK /kˈɑːdbɔːd/ ]
  1. without substance
    cardboard caricatures of historical figures
  1. a stiff moderately thick paper
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  • If only the local toerags sitting opposite knew what thrills these cardboard tubes contained.
  • The cheapest way I can think of to make people feel like they owe you is to have a crumply cardboard sign saying "Will Work For Food" and hold it up near a busy intersection. Don't Do Me Any Favors, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • A fascinator, for those of you who have been living in a cardboard box under the stairs for the past six months, is a dinky little head piece that is set to knock the traditional big race day hats into a cocked hat this year.
  • Building cardboard cut-outs into flesh-and-blood characters is a worthy endeavour, but Joe as the ageing Lothario and KC as the young stud doesn't do it.
  • However once the technology becomes available it will also be used for kitchen waste, such as vegetable peelings, and cardboard.
  • Actual punishment should only be used as a last resort; a sharp tap with a cardboard strip is quite sufficient.
  • Eight men shared a tiny windowless area of the fish hold with four cardboard "bunks" resting on planks. Modern-day slavery: horrific conditions on board ships catching fish for Europe
  • I'd bought a cheap cardboardy case in Perth, plus a skimp of clean clothes, so I could portray respectability. THE TARTAN RINGERS
  • This is where a drawing is incised into cardboard using a sharp point.
  • She has come with two friends, one of whom is carrying her dinner in a cardboard box.
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