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bibliomania (ˌbɪbliəˈmeɪniə Pronunciation for )

Definitions

noun

  1. a craze for collecting books, esp. rare ones

Derived Forms

ˌbiblioˈmaniac noun, adjective

Word Origin

biblio- + , -mania

Example Sentences Including 'bibliomania'

Eventually, I became so curious I read A Gentle Madness, the Nicholas Basbanes book about bibliomania.
Laura Lippman IN A STRANGE CITY (2001)

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