- the name of a book's publisher printed on the title page or elsewhere, usually with the place and date of publication.
- the statement of such information in a bibliographic description of a printed work.
- a name, title, or other designation by which all or certain specific books of a publisher are identified.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of imprint
Examples from the Web for imprint
Reprinted by permission of Soft Skull Press, an imprint of Counterpoint.
No Hero and No Easy Day are published by Penguin Group (USA)'s Dutton imprint.‘They Don’t Call It SEAL Team 6-Year-Old for Nothing’: Commandos Clash Over Tell-All Book|Kimberly Dozier|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Andre Torres, the former editor of Scratch Magazine, which began as an imprint of XXL, remembers similar hostile situations.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reprinted by arrangement with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Random House LLC.Face It—We Rubes Will Never Live Like Gwyneth and Jennifer Aniston|Rachel Bertsche|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Published by Ten Speed Press, an imprint of Random House LLC.The Rise and Fall…and Rise Again of the Old-Fashioned|Allison McNearney|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They could plainly see the imprint of his hairy coat in the snow where he had lain down.The Pioneer Boys of the Yellowstone|Harrison Adams
The count bent his own to imprint a kiss upon her brow, and his lips encountered the fire of fever.The Grandee|Armando Palacio Valds
Each needs an interpreter, each has an abundance of the richest philosophy, each has an imprint of the Finger of God.Gilbert Keith Chesterton|Patrick Braybrooke
The smaller ones bore the imprint of a circle with a dot in the center, very clearly defined.The Mysterious Rider|Zane Grey
It still bore the imprint of the massive figure as it lay inert in the embrace of drugged sleep."Unto Caesar"|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
British Dictionary definitions for imprint
Word Origin and History for imprint
late 14c., from Old French empreinter, from empreinte, noun use of fem. past participle of eimpreindre "to impress, imprint," from Vulgar Latin *impremere, from Latin imprimere "to impress, imprint" (see impress). As a noun from mid-15c.