Definition of potboiler in English:

potboiler

Syllabification: pot·boil·er

noun

informal
  • A book, painting, or recording produced merely to make the writer or artist a living by catering to popular taste.
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    • They may as well have called it deep six, because the film plummeted into a predictable pastiche of previous potboilers.
    • As art, it was essentially a potboiler, refusing any commerce with physical or psychological detail.
    • A make-belief potboiler, the film has grossed over a crore in a week.

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