bookman

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noun book·man \ -mən \

Definition of bookman

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

First Known Use of bookman

1583

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