Definition of Bookmaker

1. Noun. A maker of books; someone who edits or publishes or binds books.

Generic synonyms: Maker, Shaper



2. Noun. A gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races).
Exact synonyms: Bookie
Generic synonyms: Gambler

Definition of Bookmaker

1. n. One who writes and publishes books; especially, one who gathers his materials from other books; a compiler.

Definition of Bookmaker

1. Noun. a person who prints or binds books ¹

2. Noun. a person (or a business) who calculates odds and accepts bets, especially on horse racing; a bookie ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bookmaker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookmaker

booklight
booklights
booklike
bookling
booklings
booklist
booklists
booklore
booklores
booklouse
booklover
booklovers
booklung
booklungs
bookly
bookmaker (current term)
bookmakers
bookmaking
bookmakings
bookman
bookmark
bookmarkable
bookmarked
bookmarker
bookmarkers
bookmarking
bookmarklet
bookmarklets
bookmarks
bookmate

Literary usage of Bookmaker

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1. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1899)
"POWELL back against the other horses engaged in the race, which horses in each case, as THE KEMPTON bookmaker to name the price or odds at which he will ..."

2. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1892)
"It was contended for the prosecution, firstly, that the bookmaker, upon the facts found, had committed an offence within the said sections by reason of the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1880)
"The bookmaker's work has been well done, the paper being firm and white, and the type clear, large, and provided with wide margins. ..."

4. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1899)
"On the other hand, the practice of the bookmaker is to back " the field " against each und every horse in the race ae far as possible, and to such an extent ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It simply consists in taking the odds laid by a bookmaker against one or more ... 4d., out of which he has to pay £3 to the bookmaker, leaving a profit of ..."

6. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"... Hardtack in • The bookmaker' (1891), .V'% Saunders in * Formosa,' and Virginia .... bookmaker ..."

7. The Law Relating to Betting, Time-bargains and Gaming by George Herbert Stutfield (1884)
"It appears from this that if A goes to a bookmaker (dealing with him as a principal, and not as an agent), and backs a horse at 5 to 1, depositing the ..."

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