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bestseller

[best-sel-er] /ˈbɛstˈsɛl ər/
noun
1.
a book that is among those having the largest sales during a given period.
2.
any product that among those of its kind is selling particularly well at a given time:
This car was a bestseller last year.
Also, best seller.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; best + seller
Related forms
bestsellerdom, noun
best-selling, adjective
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  • The book was a runaway bestseller the moment it appeared.
  • Not yet a bestseller, this song was well on its way last week.
  • Read something while you wait for that hot, new bestseller to come back in.
  • The novel, a fictionalized account composed from letters written home during the war, was her first bestseller.
British Dictionary definitions for bestseller

bestseller

/ˌbɛstˈsɛlə/
noun
1.
a book, record, CD, or other product that has sold in great numbers, esp over a short period
2.
the author of one or more such books, etc
Derived Forms
bestselling, adjective
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