coffee-table book

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coffee-table book

[kaw-fee tey-buhl, kof-ee-]
an oversize, expensive, and usually illustrated book suitable for displaying, as on a coffee table.

1960–65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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World English Dictionary
coffee-table book
a book designed to be looked at rather than read

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
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Example sentences
But there's something wonderful about holding a tangible, glossy coffee-table book without much text in it.
But this is incredibly produced, incredibly photographed, a coffee-table book that says food is as important as art.
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