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coffee-table book

[kaw-fee tey-buh l, kof-ee-] /ˈkɔ fi ˌteɪ bəl, ˈkɒf i-/
an oversize, expensive, and usually illustrated book suitable for displaying, as on a coffee table.
Origin of coffee-table book
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for coffee-table book
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for coffee-table book

coffee-table book

a book designed to be looked at rather than read
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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