bibliophagist

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noun bib·li·oph·a·gist \¦bi-blē-¦ä-fə-jist\

Definition of bibliophagist

plural

bibliophagists

  1. :  an avid or voracious reader Like many bibliophagists, Dirda sometimes has an excessively romantic view of the power of the page. — Kirkus Reviews, 1 Mar. 2006 Once you had got through Pooh and Dr. Dolittle, Alice and the Water Babies, you were a bibliophagist on the loose. — Nadine Gordimer, Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–2008, 2010

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1881

First Known Use of bibliophagist

1881


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