HyperDic: bookworm

English > 2 senses of the word bookworm:
NOUNperson bookworm, pedant, scholastica person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
person bookwormsomeone who spends a great deal of time reading
bookworm > pronunciation
Soundsbuh'kwer.m
Rhymesaffirm ... worm: 26 rhymes with erm...
English > bookworm: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit.
Synonymspedant, scholastic
Narrowerpuristsomeone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)
Broaderscholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentA learned person (especially in the humanities)
Spanishescolástico, pedante
Catalanescolàstic, pedant
English > bookworm: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who spends a great deal of time reading.
BroaderreaderA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys reading
Spanishratón de biblioteca
Catalanrata de biblioteca

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