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  • n. A magazine made with inexpensive paper and printing, containing shocking or sensationalist text fiction by low-paid writers.

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

  • n. an inexpensive magazine printed on poor quality paper


Derived from the inexpensive wood pulp used to make low-priced mass marketed magazines in the United States from the early 1900s. (Wiktionary)


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