page-turner

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page-turn·er

(pāj′tûr′nər)
n. Informal
A very interesting, exciting, or suspenseful book, usually a novel.

page-turner

n
(Journalism & Publishing) an exciting novel, such as a thriller, with a fast-moving story

page′-turn`er


n.
a book so exciting or gripping that one is compelled to read it very rapidly.
[1970–75]
Translations

page-turner

n
(inf: = book) → spannendes Buch
(person) jd, der Noten umblättert
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