n.— «“Bovies,” also known as “movies made out of books,” was coined by purists in the 1970s to heap sarcasm upon those benighted souls who thought they could translate the excitement of the printed word on to the screen.» —“Time for the ‘bovies’” by Shubhra Gupta The Hindu Business Line (Chennai, India) June 11, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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