Definition of Bibliophile

1. Noun. Someone who loves (and usually collects) books.

Exact synonyms: Book Lover, Booklover
Generic synonyms: Bookman, Scholar, Scholarly Person, Student
Derivative terms: Bibliophilic



Definition of Bibliophile

1. n. A lover of books.

Definition of Bibliophile

1. Noun. One who loves books. ¹

2. Noun. One who obsessively collects books, not necessarily due to any interest in reading them. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bibliophile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bibliophile

bibliometrics
bibliometrist
bibliometrists
bibliometry
bibliomysteries
bibliomystery
bibliopegia
bibliopegic
bibliopegies
bibliopegist
bibliopegistic
bibliopegists
bibliopegy
bibliophage
bibliophages
bibliophile (current term)
bibliophiles
bibliophilia
bibliophilic
bibliophilies
bibliophilism
bibliophilisms
bibliophilist
bibliophilists
bibliophily
bibliophobia
bibliopole
bibliopoles
bibliopolic
bibliopolism

Literary usage of Bibliophile

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1. Howard Pyle: A Record of His Illustrations and Writings by Willard Samuel Morse, Gertrude Brincklé (1921)
"Contains three etched illustrations by Howard Pyle, first published in "Bibliomania or Book Madness," The bibliophile Society, Boston, 1903, as follows: 1 ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1883)
"A SPANISH bibliophile. TO Mr. Richard Copley Christie, author of the “Life of Etienne Dolet,” a monument of research, scholarship, and erudition, ..."

3. The Library of Trinity College, Cambridge: Being an Introduction to the by Trinity College (University of Cambridge). Library, Robert Sinker, Walter Thomas Rogers, Giuseppe Ottino (1891)
"bibliophile and Bibliomane—Rare Books and Good Books—Distinctive Signs of the ... bibliophile is the appellation which belongs to persons who love books, ..."

4. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"Bds. (Henry H. Harper's copy, with book-plate, sold with bibliophile Society's ... Cf., gt, unc. (Japan paper), A., Feb. 9, '20. (85) $15.00. bibliophile ..."

5. Book Auction Recordsby Frank Karslake by Frank Karslake (1907)
"... hould receive the er ed 'The bibliophile, э the interests of se colour, ... Pr bibliophile,' 57, Lin portrait of ..."

6. A Register of National Bibliography: With a Selection of the Chief by William Prideaux Courtney (1905)
"209-92. notes bibliog. sur le pamphlet de C. de la monarchie selon la charte, by the marquis de Granges de Surgères, 1898 (from the bullet du bibliophile). ..."

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