booklover

noun

Definition of booklover

: one fond of books — compare bibliophile

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First Known Use of booklover

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Booklover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/booklover. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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