bibliophagist

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

Definition of bibliophagist

plural bibliophagists
:an avid or voracious reader
  • Like many bibliophagists, Dirda sometimes has an excessively romantic view of the power of the page.
  • Kirkus Reviews1 Mar. 2006
  • Once you had got through Pooh and Dr. Dolittle, Alice and the Water Babies, you were a bibliophagist on the loose.
  • —Nadine GordimerTelling Times: Writing and Living, 1954–20082010

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First Known Use of bibliophagist

1881


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