Definition of read someone like a book in English:

read someone like a book

Understand someone’s thoughts and motives easily.
More example sentences
  • He is the only person who understands me and can read me like a book without having to turn to page one.
  • Some of those have crowed before that they can read me like a book, that they're great with people and can get to the root of any problem.
  • His mother - and she could read him like a book - had driven him to the barracks gates just seven hours earlier.
See parent entry: read

Definition of read someone like a book in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day glee
Pronunciation: gliː
noun
great delight, especially from one's own good fortune…