bookstore


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms.

book·store

 (bo͝ok′stôr′)
n.
A store where books are sold.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

bookstore

(ˈbʊkstɔː)
n
another name for bookshop
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

book•store

(ˈbʊkˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr)

n.
a store where books are sold. Also called book•shop (ˈbʊkˌʃɒp)
[1755–65, Amer.]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookstore - a shop where books are soldbookstore - a shop where books are sold    
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
книжарница
knihkupectví
boghandel
raamatupood
کتابفروشی
kirjakauppa
knjižara
könyvesbolt
書店
서점
librărie
kníhkupectvo
knjigarna
bokhandelboklåda
ร้านหนังสือ
hiệu sách

bookstore

[ˈbʊkstɔːʳ] N (esp US) → librería f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bookstore

[ˈbʊkstɔːr] n = bookshopbook token nchèque-cadeau m (pour un livre), chèque-livre mbook value n [asset] → valeur f comptable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bookstore

مَكْتَبَة لِبيع الكُتُبِ knihkupectví boghandel Buchladen βιβλιοπωλείο librería kirjakauppa librairie knjižara libreria 書店 서점 boekwinkel bokhandel księgarnia livraria книжный магазин bokhandel ร้านหนังสือ kitapçı hiệu sách 书店
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
In the office of the doctor there was a woman, the wife of the man who kept the bookstore in Wines- burg.
On the way back to the office, Daylight dropped into a bookstore and bought a grammar; and for a solid hour, his feet up on the desk, he toiled through its pages.
Every evening--as Peter had long absented himself from his former lounging-places, at insurance offices, news-rooms, and bookstores, and as the honor of his company was seldom requested in private circles--he and Tabitha used to sit down sociably by the kitchen hearth.
The bookstore, which is located on Taipei's Xinhai Road, has neither a name nor a clerk.
"I think finding the identity of this bookstore is very similar to finding my own identity.
In June 2018, Portland's In Other Words bookstore, the inspiration for Portlandia's feminist send-up, announced that it was closing: publicity from the show had not translated to sales.
The new bookstore has a guide to the Egyptian Museum in different languages, as well as a collection of books about ancient Egyptians and the history of the pharaohs and some books on Egyptian culture, including crafts and cookery.
The AUC Bookstores have been present in the Museum in the past but this new exhibition, held in the museum's gift shop, is a first for the museum and for the stores, where a number of brands are selling other products like gifts and Egyptian handicrafts.
This was in 2016, when the National Book Development Board (NBDB) launched the Pinoy Bookstore Tour in celebration of National Literature Month.
Working in a bookstore provided women with essential lessons in working independently and cooperatively and forced them to face the challenges of running an explicitly feminist, anti-racist, queer-friendly workplace.