bookie

[ book-ee ]
/ ˈbʊk i /

noun

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Origin of bookie

First recorded in 1880–85; book(maker) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for bookie

bookie
/ (ˈbʊkɪ) /

noun

informal short for bookmaker
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