Coffee-table-book meaning

kôfē-tābəl, kŏfē-
An oversize book of elaborate design that may be used for display, as on a coffee table.
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A large, lavishly produced book with many illustrations and, often, an inferior text, esp. one regarded as being for ostentatious display, as on a coffee table.
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A large, hardback book, usually with lavish illustrations.
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Origin of coffee-table-book

  • So called because it might be displayed on a coffee table in a person's home.

    From Wiktionary