Definition of Bookman

1. Noun. A learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines.




Definition of Bookman

1. n. A studious man; a scholar.

Definition of Bookman

1. Noun. (context: Old English Law) One who held bookland. ¹

2. Noun. A studious or learned man; a scholar; a student; one who is more familiar with books than with men and things. ¹

3. Noun. One who sells or publishes books; a bookseller. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bookman

1. a scholar [n BOOKMEN] - See also: scholar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookman

booklings
booklist
booklists
booklore
booklores
booklouse
booklover
booklovers
booklung
booklungs
bookly
bookmaker
bookmakers
bookmaking
bookmakings
bookman (current term)
bookmark
bookmarkable
bookmarked
bookmarker
bookmarkers
bookmarking
bookmarklet
bookmarklets
bookmarks
bookmate
bookmates
bookmen
bookmobile
bookmobiles

Literary usage of Bookman

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1. Thackeray by Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1903)
"We want every reader of these lines to become a reader of "THE bookman." If you are not acquainted with " THE bookman," will you kindly send a postcard to ..."

2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1904)
"Review 1899.—Portrait of RK, after Hon. J. Collier. bookman: of .... To Rudyard Kipling, by WGL bookman: Dec. LS Livingston on " From Sea to Sea. ..."

3. Thomas Carlyleby Gilbert Keith Chesterton, John Ernest Hodder-Williams by Gilbert Keith Chesterton, John Ernest Hodder-Williams (1903)
"If you are not acquainted with " THE bookman," will you kindly send a postcard to ... THE bookman" is the only monthly magazine devoted exclusively to the ..."

4. A History of American Literature by Percy Holmes Boynton (1919)
"bookman, Vol. XXVI, pp. 266-267. November, 1907. Humor and the Heroine. ... bookman, Vol. XXXVIII, pp. 186- 192. October, 1913. North Carolina. T. Dixon. ..."

5. Bulletin of Bibliography and Dramatic Index by Frederick Winthrop Faxon, Mary Estella Bates, Anne C. Sutherland (1917)
"1: 671; bookman 2: 39. "Novel of adventure of ninety years since — starting with an ... bookman. The inheritors (in collaboration with Ford Madox Hueffer). ..."

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