Dictionary.com

librarian

[ lahy-brair-ee-uhn ]
/ laɪˈbrɛər i ən /
Save This Word!

noun
a person trained in library science and engaged in library service.
a person in charge of a library, especially the chief administrative officer of a library.
a person who is in charge of any specialized body of literature, as a collection of musical scores.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of librarian

First recorded in 1660–70; libr(ary) + -arian

OTHER WORDS FROM librarian

sub·li·brar·i·an, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use librarian in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for librarian

librarian
/ (laɪˈbrɛərɪən) /

noun
a person in charge of or assisting in a library
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK