noun a person who enjoys reading
noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
noun a person who can read; a literate person
noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
noun someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
noun someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
noun a public lecturer at certain universities
noun one of a series of texts for students learning to read
- One who reads. Specifically: (a) One whose distinctive office is to read prayers in a church. (b) (University of Oxford, Eng.) One who reads lectures on scientific subjects. Lyell. (c) A proof reader. (d) One who reads manuscripts offered for publication and advises regarding their merit.
- One who reads much; one who is studious.
- A book containing a selection of extracts for exercises in reading; an elementary book for practice in a language; a reading book.
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