frontlist

[fruhnt-list]

noun

a publisher's sales list of newly or recently published books, especially those of popular or ephemeral appeal.

Nearby words

  1. frontlash,
  2. frontless,
  3. frontlessly,
  4. frontlet,
  5. frontline,
  6. frontman,
  7. fronto,
  8. fronto-,
  9. fronto-occipital,
  10. frontoanterior position

Compare backlist.

Origin of frontlist


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British Dictionary definitions for front list

front list

noun

  1. a publisher's list of forthcoming books
  2. (as modifier)a front-list writer See also backlist, mid-list
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