Definition of coffee-table book in English:

coffee-table book

Syllabification: cof·fee-ta·ble book

noun

  • A large, expensive, lavishly illustrated book, especially one intended only for casual reading.
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    • Whether this text is considered an art book or a coffee-table book, people can generate discussions by looking at these pictures.
    • The book itself is very pretty and would make a lovely coffee-table book - if you're not hung up with silly things like dignity or self-respect that is.
    • This is not quite a coffee-table book, and not quite a read-through book.

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