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book·ie

 (bo͝ok′ē)
n.

bookie

(ˈbʊkɪ)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) informal short for bookmaker

book•mak•er

(ˈbʊkˌmeɪ kər)

n.
1. a person who makes a business of accepting the bets of others on the outcome of sports contests, esp. of horse races.
2. a person who designs, prints, or manufactures books.
[1375–1425]
book′mak`ing, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookie - a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)bookie - a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races)
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
Translations

bookie

[ˈbʊki] nbook m, bookmaker m

bookie

n (inf)Buchmacher(in) m(f)
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