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Protaganist of a best-selling series of books by JK Rowling. It deals with the his adventures in an alternate universe where magic exists. He fights against the bad guy Voldemort, who killed his parents and wishes to annhilate all the Muggles(i.e- non-magic poeple). Often described as "kiddy books", they are actually very, very well written. The plot is intriguing and quite insightful. It can be read by both kids and adults as it appeals to the two factions on different levels. While most kids think the magic and the fairytale-like aspects are cool, adults can appreciate and relate to the many moralistic debates it brings up.

The movies are complete shite though and rather painful to watch, though. So let's not even go there.

Harry Potter is a best-selling series of books by JK Rowling. And with good reason! Go read them!
by jude86 March 07, 2006
 
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A series of books that most people haven't read but don't hesitate to critcize, anyways. Often mistaken as books that are "just for kids", when the truth is they curse more than my older brother, are dark and depressing, but at the same time funny and lighthearted.
Dude: Harry Potter's gay.
Friend: Is that supposed to be an INSULT?!?!?!
by Clippy August 30, 2003
 
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Well written books. All of you who think it sucks are obviously illiterate.
kid 1:omGAH! i so coo i dun read no hurry pota!

kid 2:no, your just a dumbass.
by Yo mama! January 16, 2005
 
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A reporter for Australia's Network Ten (no joke).
"...Harry Potter, Ten news".
by Dan November 24, 2003
 
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Best book series and movie series ever!
J.K. Rowling is a genius for creating the story and I personally would like to thank her for bringing joy to my life with the books and movies.
Loser: You're going to pay $30 for a stupid book??
Healthy Obsessed Me: Thats funny, I thought you just called my pride and joy stupid. Ya know what else is funny? My foot in your ass!
by everGirlx77 April 09, 2004
 
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A seven-book series by author J.K Rowling about 'The Boy Who Lived'. HP is well-written and shouldn't be compared to Lord of the Rings being they are not even in the same category.
The fifth and latest Harry Potter book, Order of the Phoenix, sold over 5 million copies the day it came out.
by Lene June 24, 2004
 
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A series of books that are highly criticized by illiterate and utterly STUPID morons. No, Harry Potter is not a rip-off of LOTR. I'm reading LOTR now and they are different books.
Wow. I didn't know that stupidity exsisted at the level of the people who diss the books.
by idunno November 14, 2003
 
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Actually, a really good series of books by J.K. Rowling.
Although Lord of the Rings is entirely original, and very good, it's no good for young kids because of the slower-moving plot.
Harry Potter is better for younger people.

The five books out now are:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

There are two more books left to come.
My cousin is obsessed with Harry Potter, she actually makes out with his picture >gag<
by Loki July 25, 2003

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