bookmobile

[ boo k-muh-beel, -moh- ]
/ ˈbʊk məˌbil, -moʊ- /

noun

an automobile, small truck, or trailer constructed to carry books and serve as a traveling library, as for communities where libraries are not accessible.

Nearby words

  1. booklover,
  2. bookmaker,
  3. bookmaking,
  4. bookman,
  5. bookmark,
  6. bookpaper,
  7. bookplate,
  8. bookrack,
  9. bookrest,
  10. bookseller

Origin of bookmobile

First recorded in 1935–40; book + -mobile

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British Dictionary definitions for bookmobile

bookmobile

/ (ˈbʊkməˌbiːl) /

noun

US and Canadian a vehicle providing lending library facilitiesAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): mobile library
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