bookmaker

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bokmakere, boke maker, equivalent to book +‎ maker. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

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bookmaker (plural bookmakers)

  1. A person who prints or binds books.
  2. A person who compiles books from the writings of others.
  3. A person (or a business) who calculates odds and accepts bets, especially on horse racing; a bookie.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bookmaker.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buk.mɛ.kœʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

bookmaker m (plural bookmakers)

  1. bookmaker (betting)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bookmaker.

NounEdit

bookmaker m (invariable)

  1. bookmaker (betting)

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