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