bookshopnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbʊk.ʃɒp/ us /ˈbʊk.ʃɑːp/ mainly UK US usually bookstore,
- I work three mornings a week at the bookshop.
- Which bookshop has the largest selection of EFL materials?
- The new edition is now available in all major bookshops.
- She has built up a chain of 180 bookshops across the country.
- There are several good bookshops in town where I'm sure you could buy a world atlas.
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- Books may then be ordered through your local bookshop.
- Browse second-hand bookshops in your area.
- I also look around second-hand bookshops.
- The other day, in company with two like-minded innocents, we visited a bookshop on John Street where we found three battered copies of this great book, and each bought one, with shouts of joy.
- We descended in force on the bookshop and grabbed every copy in stock.
- Yet he loved books, and he would loiter about bookshops, pricing first editions, and talking poetry to the patrons.