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ˈbʊk mən, -ˌmæn; -mən, -ˌmɛnbook·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentnoun

    a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines


  1. bookmannoun

    One who held bookland.

  2. bookmannoun

    A studious or learned man; a scholar; a student; one who is more familiar with books than with men and things.

  3. bookmannoun

    One who sells or publishes books; a bookseller.

  4. Etymology: From bocman, from bocmann, equivalent to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bookmannoun

    A man whose profession is the study of books.

    Etymology: from book and man.

    This civil war of wits were much better us’d
    On Navarre and his bookmen; for here ’tis abus’d. William Shakespeare, Love’s Labour Lost.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bookmannoun

    a studious man; a scholar


  1. Bookman

    Bookman or Bookman Old Style is a serif typeface derived from Old Style Antique and designed by Alexander Phemister in 1858 for Miller and Richard foundry. Several American foundries copied the design, including the Bruce Type Foundry, and issued it under various names. In 1901, Bruce refitted their design, made a few other improvements, and rechristened it Bartlett Oldstyle. When Bruce was taken over by American Type Founders shortly thereafter, they changed the name to Bookman Oldstyle. Bookman was designed as an alternative to Caslon, with straighter serifs, making it more suitable for book and display applications. It maintains its legibility at small sizes, and can be used successfully for headlines and in advertising. In 1936, Chauncey H. Griffith of the American Linotype foundry developed a revival.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bookman in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bookman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bookman in a Sentence

  1. Alan Ripka:

    Katrina Bookman’s upset obviously, katrina Bookman thought Katrina Bookman life and family’s life would have been changed forever.

  2. Alan Ripka:

    Katrina Bookman thought Katrina Bookman life and family’s life would have been changed forever. you ca n’t have it both ways.

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