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Word of the Day 05/19/19 Bibliophile

Bibliophile (noun)
bibliophile [ bib-lee-uh-fahyl, -fil ]


noun
1. a person who loves or collects books, especially as examples of fine or unusual printing, binding, or the like.

Also bib·li·oph·i·list [bib-lee-of-uh-list] /ˌbɪb liˈɒf ə lɪst/.

RELATED FORMS
bib·li·oph·i·lism , bib·li·oph·i·ly , noun
bib·li·oph·i·lis·tic , bib·li·o·phil·ic [bib-lee-oh- fil -ik] /ˌbɪb li oʊˈfɪl ɪk/ , adjective

RELATED WORDS
savant, scholar, intellectual, reader, bookworm, proofreader, editor, brain, know-it-all, sage, bookman, bibliomaniac

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Origin: First recorded in 1815–25; biblio- + -phile

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