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Definition of potboiler

potboiler

noun

  • Industrial term for a product released to generate steady business over an extended period of time.

    Last edited on Oct 22 2003. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 22 2003.

  • A book or movie used to kill time (e.g. you read or watch it while the "pot is boiling")

    Last edited on Oct 22 2003. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 22 2003.

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