Definition of bookbinder in English:

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bookbinder

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okˌbīndər/

noun

A person who binds books as a profession.
Example sentences
  • The other quarter did everything from mining coal to making paper flowers; they worked as tanners and carpenters, typesetters and bookbinders.
  • And endpapers are the four blank pages at the beginning and end of a book, included by the bookbinder to give the book additional strength.
  • The organisers of the Spring Fling have helpfully split the huge region up into six routes, each taking in basketmakers or bookbinders, ceramicists or cobblers.

Derivatives

bookbinding

Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okˌbīndiNG/
noun
Example sentences
  • Traditional bookbinding included three tools that have threads in wood.
  • ‘Leather for bookbinding isn't like shoe leather,’ he said.
  • This workshop will introduce participants to basic techniques and materials of bookbinding with an emphasis on how the process informs the product.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: book·bind·er

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