Pronunciation: (non'book"),[key] —n. a book without artistic or literary merit or substance, esp. one that has been developed primarily to exploit a fad or make a profit quickly.
—adj. 1. of or pertaining to such a book.
2. of or indicating what is not a book: pens and other nonbook items for sale in the bookstore. 3. Library Science.of or being a holding other than a book, as a cassette, film, or art print.