• Definition for "bookworm"
    • person who spends enough time reading or studying.
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bookworm definition

  • noun:
    • person who spends enough time reading or studying.
    • a person who uses much time reading or studying.
    • Any of various insects, particularly booklice and silverfish, that infest publications and feed on the paste within the bindings.
    • Any of numerous insects, specially booklice and silverfish, that infest books and prey on the paste in bindings.
    • any one of numerous pests that infest publications.
    • some of numerous insects that infest publications.
    • a devoted book reader.
    • an enthusiastic book audience.
    • Any larva of a beetle or moth, that is harmful to books. Many species are understood.
    • Any larva of a beetle or moth, which is harmful to publications. Numerous species are known.
    • students closely attached with books or addicted to learn; a reader without appreciation.
    • A student closely attached with publications or hooked on learn; a reader without appreciation.
    • A name fond of the larvæ of varied pests, which gnaw and injure publications, but particularly to those of two types of tiny beetles, Anobium (Sitodrepa) paniceum and Ptinus brunneus, from the household Ptinidæ.
    • A name directed at the larvæ of varied insects, which gnaw and injure books, but especially to those of two species of small beetles, Anobium (Sitodrepa) paniceum and Ptinus brunneus, from the family Ptinidæ.
    • you closely dependent on study; one specialized in the reading of or even to research in publications: because, “these poring book-worms,” Tatler, No. 278.
    • one closely addicted to study; one devoted to the reading of or even to investigate in books: because, “these poring book-worms,” Tatler, No. 278.
    • someone who will pay even more focus on formal rules and book-learning than they merit
    • somebody who will pay more awareness of formal guidelines and book-learning than they merit
    • somebody who spends a lot of time reading
    • an individual who spends a lot of time reading
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