best seller

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noun best sell·er \ˈbes(t)-ˈse-lər\

Definition of best seller

  1. :  an article (as a book) whose sales are among the highest of its class

best–sellerdom

play \-dəm\ noun

best–selling

play \-ˈse-liŋ\ adjective

Examples of best seller in a sentence

  1. She has written several best sellers.

  2. Her book is on the best-seller list.

1889

First Known Use of best seller

1889


BEST SELLER Defined for English Language Learners

best seller

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noun best sell·er \ˈbes(t)-ˈse-lər\

Definition of best seller for English Language Learners

  • : a popular product (such as a book) that many people have bought


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