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  1. a book so exciting or gripping that one is compelled to read it very rapidly.
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Origin of page-turner

First recorded in 1970–75
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Related Words for page turner

tension, anxiety, apprehension, confusion, uncertainty, doubt, insecurity, thriller, expectancy, hesitation, impatience, expectation, indecision, wavering, irresolution, perplexity, dilemma, eagerness, hesitancy, indecisiveness

British Dictionary definitions for page turner


  1. an exciting novel, such as a thriller, with a fast-moving story
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