bookseller book‧sel‧ler [ˈbʊkˌselə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
a company that owns or manages a bookshop or several bookshops:

• a leading chain of booksellers

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bookseller UK US /ˈbʊkˌselər/ US  /-ɚ/ noun [C]
COMMERCE a company that owns one or more bookshops, or that sells books on the internet: »

The online bookseller features a sales rating for all the books it sells.


The book is available from all major booksellers.

Financial and business terms. 2012.


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  • Bookseller — Book sell er, n. One who sells books. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bookseller — [book′sel΄ər] n. a person who sells books; specif., the owner or manager of a bookstore …   English World dictionary

  • bookseller — UK [ˈbʊkˌselə(r)] / US [ˈbʊkˌselər] noun [countable] Word forms bookseller : singular bookseller plural booksellers a person or business that sells books …   English dictionary

  • bookseller — [[t]b ʊkselə(r)[/t]] booksellers N COUNT A bookseller is a person who sells books …   English dictionary

  • bookseller — noun Date: 15th century one that sells books; especially the proprietor of a bookstore • bookselling noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bookseller — bookselling, n. /book sel euhr/, n. the owner or proprietor of a bookstore. [1520 30; BOOK + SELLER] * * * …   Universalium

  • bookseller — noun a) A person engaged in the business of selling books. b) A business that sells books. Syn: bookman …   Wiktionary

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

  • bookseller — book|sell|er [ˈbukˌselə US ər] n a person or company that sells books …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bookseller — book|sell|er [ buk,selər ] noun count a person or business that sells books …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English