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noun [countable] computing e-reader pronunciation in British English /ˈiːriːdə(r)/
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or ebook reader

  1. 1
    a small machine on which you can read books and documents, connect to the internet, etc.

    From Kindle to Kobo, Sony to BeBook – which is the best e-reader this Christmas?

  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an electronic device such as a Kindle which can download ebooks and display them on a screen so that you can read them

    With quite a few e-readers available on the market this year, making the right decision can be tough!

    Submitted from Norway on 07/12/2011
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a person who reads a book or similar material via an electronic form of the book

    Since he bought his Kindle he has become an avid e-reader.

    Submitted from Norway on 07/12/2011


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