librocubicularist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French livre, Italian and Spanish libro, from Latin liber "book". From Latin cubiculum (bedroom), from cubō (lie down)

Noun[edit]

librocubicularist (plural librocubicularists)

  1. (rare) A person who reads in bed.
    • 1938, Chicago Dental Society, Bulletin (volume 19, page 28)
      But to let you in on a little secret, Todd Dewel is a librocubicularist.
    • 1952, Hospital Book Guide (volumes 13-14, page 85)
      We can enjoy our journeys much more if we are librocubicularists and know the joys of reading in bed.

References[edit]

  • Trivial Pursuit Game-Genus Edition 1981