megaseller

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mega- +‎ seller

Noun[edit]

megaseller (plural megasellers)

  1. A book or other product that has sold in extremely large numbers.
    • 2005 August 16, Associated Press, “'Da Vinci' film divides British churches”:
      British churches are divided over whether to allow filming of The Da Vinci Code, an adaptation of Dan Brown's biblically revisionist megaseller.
    • 2007 February 22, Austin Scaggs, “Q&A : Pete Wentz”:
      Wentz has also achieved notoriety through his business acumen, signing the megaseller Panic! at the Disco to his label, Decaydance Records, and through his exhibitionist tendencies
    • 2009 March 29, Vit Wagner, “Fame's at stake for Cast of two”, Toronto Star:
      Hunted, the newly published fifth novel in the series, debuted this month atop the USA Today bestseller list, briefly displacing Stephanie Meyer's vampire-themed megaseller, Twilight.

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