coffee-table book


Definition of coffee-table book

  1. :  a large expensive book with many pictures that is typically placed on a table for people to look at in a casual way

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an article (as a book or magazine) intended for display (as on a coffee table)

  1. :  a set of written sheets of skin or paper or tablets of wood or ivory

    :  a set of written, printed, or blank sheets bound together between a front and back cover

    :  a long written or printed literary composition

  1. :  derived from books (see 1book 1) and not from practical experience

    :  shown by ledgers

  1. :  to register (as a name) for some future activity or condition (as to engage transportation or reserve lodgings)

    :  to schedule engagements for

    :  to set aside time for

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