bibliophile


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bib·li·o·phile

 (bĭb′lē-ə-fīl′) also bib·li·o·phil (-fĭl′) or bib·li·oph·i·list (bĭb′lē-ŏf′ə-lĭst)
n.
1. A lover of books.
2. A collector of books.

bib′li·oph′i·lism n.
bib′li·oph′i·lis′tic adj.

bibliophile

(ˈbɪblɪəˌfaɪl) ,

bibliophil

or

bibliophilist

n
a person who collects or is fond of books
bibliophilism n
ˌbibliˌophiˈlistic adj

bib•li•o•phile

(ˈbɪb li əˌfaɪl, -fɪl)

n.
one who loves books.
Sometimes, bib`li•oph′i•list (-ˈɒf ə lɪst)
[1815–25]
bib`li•oph′i•lism, bib`li•oph′i•ly, n.
bib`li•o•phil′ic (-ˈfɪl ɪk) bib`li•oph`i•lis′tic, adj.

bibliophile

a lover of books. — bibliophilism, bibliophily, n.
See also: -Phile, -Philia, -Phily

bibliophile

Someone who loves and collects books.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bibliophile - someone who loves (and usually collects) booksbibliophile - someone who loves (and usually collects) books
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
Translations

bibliophile

[ˈbɪblɪəʊfaɪl] Nbibliófilo/a m/f

bibliophile

nBibliophile(r) mf, → Büchernarr m
References in classic literature ?
I remember that as I picked them up, I observed the title of one of them, THE ORIGIN OF TREE WORSHIP, and it struck me that the fellow must be some poor bibliophile, who, either as a trade or as a hobby, was a collector of obscure volumes.
He was a multifaceted personality, a physician, author of books, and editor of journals, bibliophile, an organizer, an idealist, an innovator, educationist and above all a patriot of the highest order.
Any reader who loves books and mysteries will relish this book-oriented saga, the latest to enhance the Bibliophile mystery series.
Now an eBook series of some of these short stories has been collated by Bibliophile entitled Radio Times: Take 1, T 2, 3 and 4.
Wonderful color illustrations, fascinating facts, and an author's note embellish this wonderful true story about Thomas Jefferson the bibliophile.
Food writer and bibliophile Leslie Geddes-Brown here packs in a survey of some one hundred of the world's most influential and appealing cookbooks from the 1600s to modern times, considering writings by James Beard, Elizabeth David, Fannie Farmer, and more, and covering cuisines from around the world.
Little Lauren, the bibliophile, has glorious thick and glossy Titian plaits, a broad grin and one of those peachy complexions falsely promised by potions and serums selling for pounds 150 a pop.
This profitable business has multiple revenue streams from Collective Global Art Books, Bibliophile Limited Edition Art Books, a Contemporary Art Magazine and the definitive virtual art gallery in the world.
A wealthy publisher and bibliophile, Day photographed himself and others--often male nudes--in stark scenes evoking Christian, classical, and mythological characters.
As a bibliophile who loves the act of reading but also the sensory experience of a book's look, feel, and smell, I thought, "Why would anyone want to read a book on a screen?
Even though most of the Darwin material used in the book is now available on-line, the colour illustrations and high-quality paper make this a much more appealing format for the bibliophile.
Most central in Clarke's development as an intellect, Swanston writes, stood the Afro-Puerto Rican bibliophile and historian, Arthur Alfonso Schomburg, whose huge collection of books, pamphlets, and art work regarding African (Black) people worldwide laid the foundation for the world-famous Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York.