coffee-table book


coffee-table book
coffee-table books
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A coffee-table book is a large expensive book with a lot of pictures, which is designed to be looked at rather than to be read properly, and is usually placed where people can see it easily.

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  • coffee table book — UK US noun [countable] [singular coffee table book plural coffee table books] a large expensive book with a lot of pictures in it Thesaurus: types of published bookhyponym parts of books …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Coffee table book — (en inglés, «libro de mesa auxiliar o de café») es un término aplicado a los libros de gran formato y tapa dura donde su diseño y una exquisita edición, con abundantes ilustraciones, tienen más importancia que los textos. Este tipo de libros… …   Wikipedia Español

  • coffee-table book — [kôf′ē tā΄bəl] n. a large, lavishly produced book with many illustrations and, often, an inferior text, esp. one regarded as being for ostentatious display, as on a coffee table …   English World dictionary

  • coffee table book — coffee table .book n a large expensive book that has a lot of pictures in it and is meant to be looked at rather than read …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coffee table book — coffee table ,book noun count a large expensive book with a lot of pictures in it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coffee-table book — ► NOUN ▪ a large, lavishly illustrated book …   English terms dictionary

  • Coffee table book — A group of art related coffee table books resting on a coffee table …   Wikipedia

  • coffee-table book — noun an elaborate oversize book suitable for displaying on a coffee table • Hypernyms: ↑book, ↑volume * * * noun, pl ⋯ books [count] : a large expensive book with many pictures that is typically placed on a table for people to look at in a casual …   Useful english dictionary

  • coffee table book — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms coffee table book : singular coffee table book plural coffee table books a large expensive book with a lot of pictures in it …   English dictionary