page-turner Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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page-turnernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪ.dʒˌtɜː.nər/  us   /-ˌtɝː.nɚ/ informal
a ​book that is so ​exciting that you ​want to ​read it ​quickly: Her ​latestnovel is a ​real page-turner.
(Definition of page-turner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “page-turner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 引人入胜的书,令人爱不释手的书…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引人入勝的書,令人愛不釋手的書…
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