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potboiler

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noun pot·boil·er \-ˌbȯi-lər\

Simple Definition of potboiler

  • : a book, movie, etc., that is made in usually a cheap way in order to make money rather than for artistic reasons

Full Definition of potboiler

  1. :  a usually inferior work (as of art or literature) produced chiefly for profit

1862

First Known Use of potboiler

1862


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