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
: a usually inferior work (as of art or literature) produced chiefly for profit
First Known Use of potboiler
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up potboiler? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).