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1. bookworm

noun. ['ˈbʊˌkwɝːm'] a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit.

Synonyms

  • scholastic
  • scholarly person
  • bookman
  • pedant
  • purist
  • scholar

Etymology

  • book (English)
  • book (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • worm (English)
  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bookworm

  • cutworm
  • earthworm

How do you pronounce bookworm?

Pronounce bookworm as ˈbʊkˌwərm.

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Sentences with bookworm


1. Noun, singular or mass
A soccer player is going to need to eat a lot more than a bookworm.

2. bookworm

noun. ['ˈbʊˌkwɝːm'] someone who spends a great deal of time reading.

Antonyms

  • trade edition

Etymology

  • book (English)
  • book (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • worm (English)
  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))
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