[boo k-muh n, -man]
- a studious or learned man; scholar.
- a person whose occupation is selling or publishing books.
Origin of bookman
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Examples from the Web for bookman
It was rather late and our bookman was disinclined to seek a restaurant.
But to tell the truth our bookman is not a bit the wiser as to Reginald FitzRanulf!
The bookman assented, though inwardly he could not but agree with Mrs. Brown.
The bookman sympathised with him, but asked what was the proposed name.
The bookman is not always killed in a man by service in the field.The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915
Basil L. Gildersleeve