Definition of Penguin Books from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Penguin Books

 
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a British company publishing paperback books (= books with paper covers). It was started in 1935 and was the first to publish books of good quality in this way at reasonable prices. In 2013 Penguin combined with the American publisher Random House to become an international company called Penguin Random House. see also Puffin Books