Definition of bonkbuster in English:
A type of popular novel characterized by frequent explicit sexual encounters.
- The book inadvertently raises the issue of whether writers play a useful role in political commentary when their expertise really lies in bonkbusters or whodunits.
- His book is far from perfect - details of conversations as if taken from transcripts which can't possibly be accurate, and the breathless style of a bonkbuster novel.
- Previous novels - we shan't call them bonkbusters, she hates that - have been set around showjumping, classical music and competitive polo.
1980s: from bonk, on the pattern of blockbuster.
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