bookmaker

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English bokmakere, boke maker, equivalent to book +‎ maker. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʊkmeɪkɚ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bookmaker (plural bookmakers)

  1. A person who prints or binds books.
  2. A person who compiles books from the writings of others.
  3. (gambling) A person (or a business) who calculates odds and accepts bets, especially on horse racing; a bookie.

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Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English bookmaker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbukmɛjkr̩]
  • Hyphenation: book‧ma‧ker

Noun[edit]

bookmaker m anim (feminine bookmakerka)

  1. bookmaker (betting)

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Further reading[edit]

  • bookmaker in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bookmaker in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • bookmaker in Akademický slovník současné češtiny, 2012-, slovnikcestiny.cz
  • bookmaker in Internetová jazyková příručka

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English bookmaker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buk.mɛ.kœʁ/, /buk.me.kœʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bookmaker m (plural bookmakers)

  1. bookmaker (betting)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English bookmaker.

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Noun[edit]

bookmaker m (invariable)

  1. bookmaker (betting)
    Synonym: allibratore

References[edit]

  1. ^ bookmaker in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)