bibliomania

noun
bib·​lio·​ma·​nia | \ ˌbi-blē-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə How to pronounce bibliomania (audio) , -nyə \

Definition of bibliomania

: extreme preoccupation with collecting books

Other Words from bibliomania

bibliomaniac \ ˌbi-​blē-​ə-​ˈmā-​nē-​ˌak How to pronounce bibliomania (audio) \ noun or adjective
bibliomaniacal \ ˌbi-​blē-​ō-​mə-​ˈnī-​ə-​kəl How to pronounce bibliomania (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of bibliomania

1734, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bibliomania

French bibliomanie, from bibli- + manie mania, from Late Latin mania

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“Bibliomania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bibliomania. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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bibliomania

noun
bib·​lio·​ma·​nia | \ ˌbib-lē-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə How to pronounce bibliomania (audio) \

Medical Definition of bibliomania

: extreme preoccupation with collecting books

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