bookie

[ book-ee ]
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Origin of bookie

1
First recorded in 1880–85; book(maker) + -ie

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How to use bookie in a sentence

  • This man had introduced them to each other carelessly, and hurried away to "square things up with his bookie."

    Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
  • The bookie looked just once at me, and I'll never forget how his eyebrows went together.

    The Garden of Eden | Max Brand

British Dictionary definitions for bookie

bookie

/ (ˈbʊkɪ) /


noun
  1. informal short for bookmaker

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