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 periodicals archive ?
Between that rather raffish noun and adjective of over-indulgence, come Bible, biblical, bibliolater, bibliomania, bibliophil, bibliopol and of course, bibliography.