e-reader

or e·Read·er

[ ee-ree-der ]
/ ˈiˌri dər /
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noun Digital Technology.

a portable electronic device used for reading books and other text materials that are in digital form.

Nearby words

  1. e-nose,
  2. e-passport,
  3. e-payment,
  4. e-piracy,
  5. e-prime,
  6. e-recruitment,
  7. e-rosette test,
  8. e-signature,
  9. e-tail,
  10. e-tailer

Also called e-book reader [ee-boo k] /ˈiˌbʊk/.

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British Dictionary definitions for e-reader

e-reader

noun

a portable device that allows users to download and read texts in electronic form

Word Origin for e-reader

C21: from e- 2 + reader

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