airport fiction


airport fiction
'airport fiction
n [U]
books that are not very serious, and that people buy at airports to read when they are on a plane journey

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • airport fiction — noun A style of fiction that makes few demands on the reader, considered suitable for reading on holiday • • • Main Entry: ↑air * * * airport fiction UK US noun [uncountable] novels that are enjoyable and easy to read that you buy at an airport… …   Useful english dictionary

  • airport fiction — noun the type of popular fiction sold at airports for reading in flight or on holiday …   Wiktionary

  • airport fiction — UK / US noun [uncountable] novels that are enjoyable and easy to read that you buy at an airport to read on your flight …   English dictionary

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  • Genre fiction — is a term for fictional works (novels, short stories) written with the intent of fitting into a specific literary genre in order to appeal to readers and fans already familiar with that genre. In contemporary fiction publishing, genre is an… …   Wikipedia

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