or best sell·er
- a book that is among those having the largest sales during a given period.
- any product that among those of its kind is selling particularly well at a given time: This car was a bestseller last year.
Origin of bestseller
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Examples from the Web for bestseller
The Plot Against America was his first novel to land on the bestseller list in 17 years.American Dreams: How Bush Shaped Our Reading of Roth’s ‘The Plot Against America’
November 23, 2014
His book, ‘Ebola Survival Handbook,’ is already a bestseller.The Sham, Scaremongering Guide to Ebola
November 20, 2014
For most authors, just getting on any bestseller list would be a huge victory.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing
November 17, 2014
The tape was a bestseller, and the rest, as they say, is history.‘The Fappening’ Yields A Fake Kim Kardashian Sex Tape
October 9, 2014
The book got awful reviews even as it topped The New York Times bestseller list.Why the Photo Scandal Won't Hurt Kate Upton's and Jennifer Lawrence's Careers
September 3, 2014
Books are as permanent as their survival on bestseller lists.
Titles make it onto the bestseller lists only because they are sold, not read.
Precaution had been a deliberate attempt to produce a bestseller, and it succeeded only moderately.Tales for Fifteen
James Fenimore Cooper
It is, miraculous to relate, still the leader in its own special field—a "bestseller" for forty years!Mark Twain
- a book, record, CD, or other product that has sold in great numbers, esp over a short period
- the author of one or more such books, etc
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