Bibliomaniac
Bibliomaniac Bib`li*o*ma"ni*ac, n. One who has a mania for books. -- a. Relating to a bibliomaniac. [1913 Webster]

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  • bibliomaniac — (n.) 1816; see BIBLIOMANIA (Cf. bibliomania). A bibliomaniac must be carefully distinguished from a bibliophile. The latter has not yet freed himself from the idea that books are meant to be read. [Walsh] …   Etymology dictionary

  • bibliomaniac — noun or adjective see bibliomania …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bibliomaniac — See bibliomania. * * * …   Universalium

  • bibliomaniac — noun A person who is obsessed with owning valuable books …   Wiktionary

  • bibliomaniac — bib·lio·ma·ni·ac mā nē .ak n one affected with bibliomania …   Medical dictionary

  • bibliomaniac — bib·li·o·ma·ni·ac || ‚bɪblɪəʊ meɪnɪæk n. one who is excessively fond of books and the collecting of books …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bibliomaniac — bib·lio·maniac …   English syllables

  • bibliomaniac — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibliomania — bibliomaniac /bib lee oh may nee ak /, n. bibliomaniacal /bib lee oh meuh nuy euh keuhl/, adj. /bib lee oh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. excessive fondness for acquiring and possessing books. [1725 35; BIBLIO + MANIA; r. earlier bibliomanie < F] *… …   Universalium

  • bib|li|o|mane — «BIHB lee uh mayn», noun. = bibliomaniac. (Cf. ↑bibliomaniac) ╂[< French bibliomane (< Greek biblíon book) + mane < manie mania] …   Useful english dictionary

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