[boo k-rak]


a support for an open book.
a rack for holding books.


Nearby words

  1. bookman,
  2. bookmark,
  3. bookmobile,
  4. bookpaper,
  5. bookplate,
  6. bookrest,
  7. bookseller,
  8. bookshelf,
  9. bookshop,
  10. bookstack

Origin of bookrack

First recorded in 1880–85; book + rack1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bookrack

  • He leaned now against a bookrack, with his elbow on the top shelf, napping lightly.

    Old Judge Priest|Irvin S. Cobb
  • The accompanying sketch shows a bookrack designed strictly along mission lines.

    Mission Furniture|H. H. Windsor
  • Any of the good mission stains, properly applied, will give a finished appearance to the bookrack.