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bibliophile (plural bibliophiles)
- One who loves books.
2013 September 14, Jane Shilling, “The Golden Thread: the Story of Writing, by Ewan Clayton, review [print edition: Illuminating language]”, The Daily Telegraph (Review), page R28:
- [A] savage passage of 14th-century invective about the text-obsessed nerdiness of the Florentine bibliophile and friend of Petrarch, Niccolò Niccoli ...
- One who obsessively collects books, not necessarily due to any interest in reading them.
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person who loves books