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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races).

Usage examples (38)
  • Before you call your bookie, check out the numbers.
  • Finally, he calls his bookie out of frustration and says, 'I've had it.
  • Just call your bookie and ask for your money back.
  • Save your meal money and don't call the bookie in Vegas. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "bookie" (one whose profession is to take and place bets) is very "booky" (one who is studious).
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