from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A product, such as a book, that is among those sold in the largest numbers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A book or other product that has sold in large numbers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a book that has had a large and rapid sale


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