2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bookmaker \Book"mak'er\, noun

1. One who writes and publishes books; especially, one who gathers his materials from other books; a compiler.

2. (Horse Racing) A betting man who "makes a book." See {To make a book}, under {Book}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a maker of books; someone who edits or publishes or binds books

2: a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races) [syn: {bookmaker}, {bookie}]

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