biblioklept

book stealer

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • biblioklept — (n.) 1881, from BIBLIO (Cf. biblio ) + Gk. kleptes thief (see KLEPTOMANIA (Cf. kleptomania)). Walsh calls it a modern euphemism which softens the ugly word book thief by shrouding it in the mystery of the Greek language …   Etymology dictionary

  • biblioklept — /bib lee euh klept /, n. a person who steals books. [1880 85; BIBLIO + Gk kléptes thief; see KLEPTOMANIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • biblioklept — noun A person who steals books …   Wiktionary

  • biblioklept — n. book thief …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biblioklept — bib·lio·klept …   English syllables

  • biblioklept —   n. bookthief.    ♦ bibliokleptomania, n. kleptomania towards books …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • biblioklept — ˈbiblēəˌklept, lēōˌ noun ( s) Etymology: biblio + klept : one who steals books …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibliographer — Synonyms and related words: advertising writer, annalist, art critic, author, authoress, belletrist, bibliognost, biblioklept, bibliolater, bibliomane, bibliomaniac, bibliopegist, bibliophage, bibliophile, bibliopole, bibliopolist, bibliotaph,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bibliophile — Synonyms and related words: bibliognost, bibliographer, biblioklept, bibliolater, bibliolatrist, bibliomane, bibliomaniac, bibliopegist, bibliophage, bibliophilist, bibliopole, bibliopolist, bibliotaph, bibliothec, bibliothecaire, bibliothecary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • book collector — Synonyms and related words: bibliognost, bibliographer, biblioklept, bibliolater, bibliomane, bibliomaniac, bibliopegist, bibliophage, bibliophile, bibliopole, bibliopolist, bibliotaph, bibliothec, bibliothecaire, bibliothecary, book agent, book… …   Moby Thesaurus

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