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coffee-table book

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An oversize book of elaborate design that may be used for display, as on a coffee table.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of coffee table book.

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

  • n. an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table

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Examples

  • He presented me with a coffee-table book printed for the courses centennial celebration, and together we stepped into the segreteria.

    The Italian Summer

  • They were not locals, so we never asked them for restaurant recommendations, but we saw them in church one Sunday morning, and the woman was kind enough to lend us a coffee-table book about the history of San Abbondio up on the hill, and this book was to play a humorous role in our lives a week later.

    The Italian Summer

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