Definitions

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  • adj. superlative form of well-selling: most well-selling.
  • adj. In marketing, highly popular with consumers purchasing goods within a specific class.

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  • adj. selling in great numbers

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Companies reporting Before the Market Open on Tuesday, December 13 Earnings Preview: Best Buy guides FY12 EPS $3.35-$3.65, revenue $51B-$52.5B U.S. online holiday spending approaches $25B for season, up 15% Amazon.com's tablet outselling iPad at Best Buy, Cnet reports Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle Fire tablet is identified as the best-selling tablet on Best Buy's website, beating out Apple's (AAPL) iPad, according to Cnet.

  • When 2011 ended, the Civic had retained the title of best-selling passenger car in Canada.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The battle for the title of best-selling passenger car in Canada is the fiercest it has been in more than a decade as

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The Civic has held the title of best-selling passenger car in Canada for the past 13 years, a fact Honda highlights in its advertising for the car.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Or think of Dave Eggers, who called his best-selling memoir "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius."

    Insight By Surprise

  • Talking heads in the film include Deepak Chopra, Akiva Goldsman, Tony Hawk, Mick Fleetwood and lesser-known names, including quite a few identified as "best-selling author."

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • By the end of the eighteenth century, this strategy made Wedgwood the best-selling pottery line on both sides of the Atlantic.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Herberg undoubtedly overstated his case, as there were many other reasons for the heightened religiosity of the 1950s, but we nonetheless find it revealing that a best-selling author would look out at the religious bull market and conclude that ethnicity was behind the boom.

    American Grace

  • PepsiCo's Aquafina, the nation's best-selling brand of bottled water, is launching the Eco-Fina Bottle, the lightest half-liter bottle of any nationally distributed bottled water brand in the market.

    Aquafina Lauches new Eco-Fina Bottle

  • One must pity best-selling American thriller writer Jeffery Deaver, the latest officially sanctioned Fleming impersonator, who confidently declared that it would be "relatively easy" to inhabit the role of Bond—after all, he had previously "written about young African-American characters in America . . . about elderly characters . . . and from the points of view of women."

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