potboiler Meaning and Definition

Urdu Meanings

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پیٹ پالنے کے لیے کیا جانے والا چلتا ہوا ادبی یا فنی کام

pait paalne ke liye kya jane wala chalta sun-hwa adbi ya fani kaam

پیسے کے لیے تخلیقی کام کرنے والا قلم کار یا فنکار

paisay ke liye takhleeqi kaam karne wala qalam car ya fankar

Definitions

English definition for potboiler

1. n. a literary composition of poor quality that was written quickly to make money (to boil the pot)

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Novel

A potboiler or pot-boiler is a novel, play, opera, film, or other creative work of dubious literary or artistic merit, whose main purpose was to pay for the creator's daily expenses—thus the imagery of "boil the pot", which means "to provide one's livelihood".
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