Definition of "page-turner" [page-turner]

  • Informal A very interesting, exciting, or suspenseful book, usually a novel: "The book is a page-turner” ( Frank Conroy). (noun)

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Use "page-turner" in a sentence
  • "It's that oft-cited but very rare species of novel we call a page-turner, and it brilliantly achieves this because Drvenkar knows how to use all the tools at his disposal, to excellent effect."
  • "I have to congratulate Ms. Allred - it's one of the few legal documents I can describe as a page-turner."
  • "‘Love, Revenge & Buttered Scones’ – a real page-turner that will make you very happy."