Best seller

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Definition

a best seller: a hit, a smash, a number one (book), a very successful (book)
noun

(a) best-selling (novel): (a) popular, successful (novel)
adjective
This is one of our best-selling items. We have already sold out twice this week.

(this product is) a big seller: (this product) has been sold a lot, very widely, very successfully
noun

Examples

  • "Are your friends reading best sellers, but you can't join in the fun?"
  • "We package this perfume as part of a collection of our best-selling fragrances from the past few years (possibly 'Moulin Magic' and 'Patchouli Junction') and form a 'best-of' Delavigne perfume collection."
  • "A new book for children, debuts at #1 on the best seller list."
  • "Delavigne Corp, already considered a maverick in the cosmetics industry for its staunch refusal to use animals in the testing of their products (aside from their controversial volunteer monkeys), hopes to promote ecological awareness among its long-time customers as well as take advantage of a new wave of environmental consciousness among consumers, brought to national attention by the recent bestseller 'Global Warming: It's all your fault'."
  • "It's our best-selling perfume."
  • "It is Delavigne's biggest seller Down Under (in Australia), and has been among the most popular fragrances for men aged 25-40 until recently."
  • "Any good films, plays, operas, musicals, concerts, art exhibits, or best-selling books to recommend?"
  • "The best-selling author Kay C."

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