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1. librarian

noun. ['laɪˈbrɛˌriːən'] a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services.

Synonyms

  • professional person
  • cataloger
  • bibliothec
  • cataloguer

Antonyms

  • amateur
  • nonprofessional
  • blue-collar

Etymology

  • -an (English)
  • -anus (Latin)
  • library (English)
  • librarie (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Librarian

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  • parliamentarian
  • disciplinarian
  • utilitarian
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  • octogenarian
  • nonsectarian
  • humanitarian
  • veterinarian
  • proletarian
  • majoritarian
  • eskandarian
  • egalitarian
  • centenarian
  • bagdasarian
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  • wagnerian
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Sentences with librarian


1. Adjective
The librarian at your local public library may also be able to help you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Ask a librarian to help you if you are unfamiliar with how a library is organized.

Quotes about librarian


1. If she can't spell, why is she a librarian? Librarians should know how to spell.
- Beverly Cleary, Ramona's World

2. She'd always been a little excitable, a little more passionate about books than your average person, but she was supposed to be -- she was a librarian, after all.
- Sarah Beth Durst

3. The old man was peering intently at the shelves. 'I'll have to admit that he's a very competent scholar.'Isn't he just a librarian?' Garion asked, 'somebody who looks after books?'That's where all the rest of scholarship starts, Garion. All the books in the world won't help you if they're just piled up in a heap.
- David Eddings, King of the Murgos

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