booketeria

noun book·e·te·ria \ˌbu̇kəˈtirēə\
variants: less commonly

bookateria

Definition of booketeria

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a self-service bookstore

  2. 2 :  a self-service free lending library carrying books owned by a public library but housed elsewhere (as at a supermarket)

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Origin and Etymology of booketeria

booketeria from 1book + -eteria (as in cafeteria); bookateria, alteration of booketeria


First Known Use: 1921


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