noun (plural bookmen)
A literary person, especially one involved in the business of books.
More 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.
Definition of bookman in:
- The British & World English dictionary