American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lover of books.
- n. A collector of books.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lover of books. Sometimes written bibliophil.
- n. One who loves books.
- n. One who obsessively collects books, not necessarily due to any interest in reading them.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A lover of books.
- n. someone who loves (and usually collects) books
- First attested in 1824. From French bibliophile, from Ancient Greek βιβλιο- (biblio-, "of or pertaining to books") + φίλος (philos, "beloved"). (Wiktionary)
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“a Jewish historian and scholar — the kind of bibliophile his father Isaac was.”
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“To me, a major bibliophile/word-nerd/all-around enthusiastic reader and book club member, it sounds like heaven.”
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