bookman

play
noun book·man \-mən\

Definition of bookman

  1. 1 :  a person who has a love of books and especially of reading

  2. 2 :  a person who is involved in the writing, publishing, or selling of books

Examples of bookman in a Sentence

  1. a bookman since toddlerhood, he's never shown much interest in television or video games

1583

First Known Use of bookman

1583


Learn More about bookman


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bookman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not embarrassed or apologetic

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!