Bookworm – meaning of the word and examples

A person unusually devoted to reading and study. (Merriam – Webster)

A person who reads a lot. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A person who enjoys reading. (Oxford Dictionaries)

(especially formerly) the larva of a wood-boring beetle which feeds on the paper and glue in books. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A person devoted to reading or studying. (Dictionary.com)

Any of various insects that feed on books, especially a booklouse. (Dictionary.com)

If you describe someone as a bookworm, you mean they are very fond of reading. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Seven must known animal idioms. 

https://english.eagetutor.com/idioms-and-phrases/7-must-know-animal-idioms

Novel news: world’s biggest bookworms revealed in study. 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/12/the-more-books-in-a-house-the-brighter-your-childs-future-study-finds

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