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bookworm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Insects
bookwormbook‧worm /ˈbʊkwɜːm $ -wɜːrm/ noun [countable]  1 READsomeone who likes reading very much2 HBIan insect that eats books
Examples from the Corpus
bookwormI was a real bookworm when I was a child.an ideal gift for the bookworm in the familyFox never could understand why the bookworm had to read to gain knowledge.
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