A store where books are bought and sold.

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  • Bookstore — Book store , n. A store where books are kept for sale; called in England a bookseller s shop. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bookstore — UK US /ˈbʊkstɔːr/ noun [C] US COMMERCE ► BOOKSHOP(Cf. ↑bookshop) …   Financial and business terms

  • bookstore — 1763, from BOOK (Cf. book) (n.) + STORE (Cf. store) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bookstore — ☆ bookstore [book′stôr΄ ] n. a retail store specializing in books …   English World dictionary

  • bookstore — noun Bookstore is used before these nouns: ↑clerk Bookstore is used after these nouns: ↑campus, ↑college …   Collocations dictionary

  • bookstore — UK [ˈbʊkˌstɔː(r)] / US [ˈbʊkˌstɔr] noun [countable] Word forms bookstore : singular bookstore plural bookstores mainly American a bookshop …   English dictionary

  • bookstore — [[t]b ʊkstɔː(r)[/t]] bookstores N COUNT A bookstore is a shop where books are sold. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use bookshop) …   English dictionary

  • Bookstore tourism — is a type of cultural tourism that promotes independent bookstores as a group travel destination. It started as a grassroots effort to support locally owned and operated bookshops, many of which have struggled to compete with large bookstore… …   Wikipedia

  • bookstore — noun Date: 1760 a place of business where books are the main item offered for sale called also bookshop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bookstore — /book stawr , stohr /, n. a store where books are sold. Also called bookshop /book shop /. [1755 65, Amer.; BOOK + STORE] * * * …   Universalium

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