Definition of Bookie

1. Noun. A gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races).

Exact synonyms: Bookmaker
Generic synonyms: Gambler



Definition of Bookie

1. Noun. A bookmaker, being a person who, or business which, takes bets from the general public on sporting events and similar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bookie

1. a bet taker [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookie

booker
bookers
bookes
bookfair
bookfell
bookful
bookfuls
bookhoard
bookholder
bookholders
bookhood
bookhound
bookhounds
bookhouse
bookhouses
bookie (current term)
bookier
bookies
bookiest
booking
booking agent
booking clerk
bookings
bookish
bookishly
bookishness
bookishnesses
bookjacket
bookjackets
bookkeep

Literary usage of Bookie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"Hernandez, in a Soft voice, and with eyes that gazed dreamily over the water, began the story of THE COURTING OF BROTHER RABBIT AND BROTHER bookie, ..."

2. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1902)
"It was just after flag-fall when this happened, and the bookie hurriedly took the note ... Whirling past in a furious gust, it caught the note as the bookie ..."

3. Folk-tales of Andros Island, Bahamas by Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons (1918)
"Dere was two men name Brer Rabbit, an' Brer bookie an' de king say whichever one fin' de ... Brer bookie jump on de horse an' went to where de girl was. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1830)
"A bookie, with ten stones set in the same. ... A bookie, with stones in is, sad three are out—An Agnes Dei, ..."

5. Calendar of the Quarter Sessions Papers by John William Willis Bund (1900)
"Magdalen bookie wife of Thomas bookie. Joyce Lane wife of [Humphrey] Lane, were indicted for not having for six months last past before the yth October in ..."

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