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bookman

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noun book·man \-mən\

Definition of bookman

  1. 1 :  a person who has a love of books and especially of reading

  2. 2 :  a person who is involved in the writing, publishing, or selling of books



Examples of bookman in a sentence

  1. <a bookman since toddlerhood, he's never shown much interest in television or video games>



1583

First Known Use of bookman

1583


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