potboiler

[n] - a literary composition of poor quality that was written quickly to make money (to boil the pot)
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Potboiler

Pot'boil`er noun A term applied derisively to any literary or artistic work, and esp. a painting, done simply for money and the means of living. [ Cant]
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potboiler

noun a literary composition of poor quality that was written quickly to make money (to boil the pot)
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Potboiler

• (n.) A term applied derisively to any literary or artistic work, and esp. a painting, done simply for money and the means of living.
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Potboiler

A potboiler or pot-boiler is a low-quality novel, play, opera, film, or other creative work whose main purpose was to pay for the creator`s daily expenses—thus the imagery of `boil the pot`, which means `to provide one`s livelihood`. Authors who create potboiler novels or screenplays are sometimes called hack writers or hacks. Novels deeme...
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