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Definition of "bestseller" []

  • A product, such as a book, that is among those sold in the largest numbers. (noun)
  • A book, record, CD, or other product that has sold in great numbers, esp over a short period (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The author of one or more such books, etc (noun)

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Use "bestseller" in a sentence
  • "If fear of criticism puts you off, then lock your pen and paper in the drawer and give up now, because nobody, be they just starting, or a New York Times bestseller, is immune from criticism."
  • "[T] he engrossing second entry in bestseller Twelve Hawks's Fourth Realm trilogy ..."
  • "STEVE INSKEEP, host: Those who enjoyed "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" may be interested to know that a new foreign bestseller is headed to America."