Definition of Bookworms

1. Noun. (plural of bookworm) ¹



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Definition of Bookworms

1. bookworm [n] - See also: bookworm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bookworms

bookstall
bookstalls
bookstand
bookstands
bookstave
bookstaves
bookstore
bookstores
booksy
bookware
bookwise
bookwork
bookworks
bookworm
bookwormish
bookworms (current term)
bookwormy
bookwright
bookwrights
booky
bool
boolean operation
bools
boom
boom and bust
boom bap
boom box
boom boxes
boom out
boom town

Literary usage of Bookworms

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1. Ballads of Books by Brander Matthews, Andrew Lang (1888)
"THE bookworms. Burns saw a splendidly bound but sadly neglected copy of Shakspere in the library of a nobleman in Edinburgh, and he ^rote these lines on the ..."

2. In the Name of the Bodleian, and Other Essays by Augustine Birrell (1905)
"bookworms GREAT is bookishness and the charm of books. No doubt there are times and seasons in the lives of most reading men when they rebel against the ..."

3. In the Name of the Bodleian, and Other Essays by Augustine Birrell (1905)
"bookworms GREAT is bookishness and the charm of books. No doubt there are times and seasons in the lives of most reading men when they rebel against the ..."

4. Life in Brazil by Thomas Ewbank (1856)
"Monastery of San Bento : its Monks, Chapel, Cells, Library, and bookworms. — Sopping. — Great Wealth of this Monastery. This morning a slave came along ..."

5. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1881)
"... Laud—William Juxon—On the Scaffold—The " Bruised Reed "—Baxter's Conversion—Antiquaries and bookworms—The Irritable Joseph Ritson—John Britton—Hall .zn- ..."

6. The Autobiography, Times, Opinions, and Contemporaries of Sir Egerton by Sir Egerton Brydges (1834)
"... occupation—Dangers of a speculative mind—Burns' song on " Bannock- burn"— Barren readers of books — Haters of books —Their comments on bookworms — Value ..."

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