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bookman Syllabification: book·man
Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okmən/

Definition of bookman in English:

noun (plural bookmen)

A literary person, especially one involved in the business of books.
Example sentences
  • A haunter of bookshops since his childhood, he was a dyed in the wool bookman, and was perhaps the last Man of Letters to have read ‘everything’.
  • My father was an antiquarian bookman who passed on his passion for rare books to me during my childhood.
  • To say that bookmen existed on the Montana frontier is not to say that the emerging culture was always comfortable with or accepting of their presence.

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