|Main Entry:||airport book|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||any book, often lengthy fiction, bought in an airport for the purposes of in-flight and trip reading; also called airport novel, [airport fiction]|
|Example:||Airport books are seen as essentially disposable; suitable for a long flight or trip but then discarded afterwards.|
|Etymology:||from the point-of-purchase buying of books at the airport|
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