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Airport book


any book, often lengthy fiction, bought in an airport for the purposes of in-flight and trip reading; also called airport novel , [airport fiction]

Airport books are seen as essentially disposable; suitable for a long flight or trip but then discarded afterwards.
Word Origin

from the point-of-purchase buying of books at the airport


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