Definition of bookie
: bookmaker 2
Examples of bookie in a Sentence
Their bookie is giving good odds.
Recent Examples of bookie from the Web
Las Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone.
His job was to watch the satellite links and the $30,000 machine that taped every call to the bookie's round-the-clock reps.
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Origin and Etymology of bookie
by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1877
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