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synonyms for potboiler

  • adage
  • banality
  • boiler plate
  • bromide
  • buzzword
  • chestnut
  • commonplace
  • corn
  • counterword
  • familiar tune
  • motto
  • old story
  • platitude
  • prosaism
  • proverb
  • saying
  • shibboleth
  • slogan
  • stale saying
  • stereotype
  • threadbare phrase
  • trite remark
  • triteness
  • triviality
  • truism
  • vapid expression
  • best seller
  • book
  • drama
  • fable
  • fantasy
  • imagination
  • legend
  • myth
  • narrative
  • novel
  • tale
  • yarn
  • anecdote
  • clothesline
  • concoction
  • crock
  • fabrication
  • falsehood
  • fancy
  • fib
  • hooey
  • improvisation
  • invention
  • lie
  • misrepresentation
  • prevarication
  • romance
  • smoke
  • untruth
  • whopper
  • cliff-hanger
  • figment of imagination
  • fish story
  • storytelling
  • tall story
  • terminological inexactitude
  • work of imagination
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How to use potboiler in a sentence

I went into the house to fetch the required sum, and, by some means I cannot explain, got to work again upon the latest potboiler.
MR. PUNCH IN BOHEMIAVARIOUS
That odious Milord Potboiler amuses himself by making poor Theodore hide in my dressing-room and stand there half the day.
SCENES FROM A COURTESAN'S LIFEHONORE DE BALZAC
Fanny's First Play, being but a potboiler, needs no preface.
FANNY'S FIRST PLAYGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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