Definitions for bibliomaniaˌbɪb li oʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bib•li•o•ma•ni•aˌbɪb li oʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə(n.)

  1. powerful enthusiasm for collecting books.

Origin of bibliomania:

1725–35; < F bibliomanie; see biblio -, -mania

bib`li•o•ma•ni′a•cal-məˈnaɪ ə kəl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bibliomania(noun)

    preoccupation with the acquisition and possession of books


  1. bibliomania(Noun)

    The obsession of owning valuable books.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bibliomania(noun)

    a mania for acquiring books


  1. Bibliomania

    Bibliomania can be a symptom of obsessive–compulsive disorder which involves the collecting or even hoarding of books to the point where social relations or health are damaged.


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