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English definition of “potboiler”

potboiler

noun [C]     /ˈpɒtˌbɔɪ.lər/ US  /ˈpɑːtˌbɔɪ.lɚ/ disapproving
an artistic work, usually of low quality, that has been created quickly just to earn money: Her most recent potboiler was one of last year's best-selling paperbacks.Types of film, play, book etc.
(Definition of potboiler noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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