book·​shop ˈbu̇k-ˌshäp How to pronounce bookshop (audio)

Examples of bookshop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The building used to be an antiquarian bookshop with soaring arches and the owners have kept the charming vintage vibes. Laura Itzkowitz, Travel + Leisure, 11 May 2024 When the novel debuted in 1997, Taylor was still working at the bookshop. Julia Binswanger, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 May 2024 Shortly after the bookshop opened their mother, Deborah Gregory, was diagnosed with breast cancer. Tiffani Jackson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 8 May 2024 There were no bookshops in downtown Overland Park, and then two women opened separate ones in the same month. Jenna Thompson, Kansas City Star, 27 Mar. 2024 With the help of editor’s assistant Ashley (Liza Koshy), the crew lays the groundwork for Mack’s meetups with Nick: bumping into him at his favorite bookshop, running along his usual route and attending an outdoor movie. Courtney Howard, Variety, 14 Feb. 2024 On July 4, a residential unit above the bookshop caught fire, killing one of the building’s residents. Emi Tuyetnhi Tran, NBC News, 29 Jan. 2024 Today, the bookshop hosts regular public events and offers a library curation service for bibliophiles looking to build their own reading rooms at home. Suyin Haynes, CNN, 6 Mar. 2024 At Christmas, 1939, a few months into the new World War, London bookshops were very busy. Claudia Roth Pierpont, The New Yorker, 19 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1765, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bookshop was in 1765

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“Bookshop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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