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booker

Definition:

someone who engages a person or company for performances

Class:

person noun (people)

Related to:

book

Plural:

bookers

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

showman

Synonyms:

booking agent

Definition references  (+images)

New World Dictionary:

book | booker [noun, related]

a number of sheets of paper, parchment, etc. with writing or printing on ... | any of the main divisions of a long written or printed work, as of the ... (29 of 280 words, 15 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

book | booked [past tense] | booking [present participle] | books [3rd-person singular present] | Book [sense-specific] | booker [noun, related]

A set of written, printed, or blank pages fastened along one side and encased between protective covers. | A printed or written literary work. | A ... (24 of 438 words, 25 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Collins Dictionary:

booker

a person who hires performers or performance companies | a bookkeeper (10 of 396 words, 2 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/booker

Merriam-Webster:

book [entry 3, verb] | bespeak [synonym, sense-specific] | reserve [synonym, sense-specific] | arrive [antonym, sense-specific] | come [antonym, sense-specific] | show up [antonym, sense-specific] | turn up [antonym, sense-specific] | earmark [similar, sense-specific] | contract [similar, sense-specific] | ...

to register (as a name) for some future activity or condition (as to engage ... | to enter charges against in a police register ; [referee] to note ... (27 of 257 words, 5 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

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Wikipedia:

Booker [disambiguation]

may refer to: Man Booker Prize, presented annually for the best original full-length novel The Best of the Booker | Lost Man Booker Prize | Man Booker International Prize | Booker, Buckinghamshire, a hamlet in England | Booker, Texas, a town in the... (39 of 219 words, 17 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Booker

Oxford Dictionary:

booker

a person employed to engage performers for a theatre or similar (11 of 31 words, 1 usage example)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/booker

Wiktionary:

booker | bookers [plural]

One who makes a reservation | One who records transactions, such as reservations. (12 of 13 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/booker

Random House Dictionary:

booking agent

an agent who makes bookings, as reservations for travel or the theater or engagements for performers, for clients. (18 of 20 words)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/booking-agent

Britannica Encyclopedia:

agent [computer science] | softbot ("software robot") [synonym]

a computer program that performs various actions continuously and autonomously on behalf of an individual or an organization. For example, an agent ... (22 of 333 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/705121​/agent

Macmillan British Dictionary:

agent [countable] | agents [plural]

a person or company that does business for another person or company, for ... | someone who works for a country's secret service and collects secret ... (25 of 147 words, 3 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/agent

Cambridge Dictionary:

agent [entry 1]

a person who acts for or represents another | a person who represents an actor, artist or writer (17 of 34 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 1

agent [entry 2]

someone who works secretly for the government or other organization (10 of 20 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 2

agent [entry 3]

a person or thing that produces a particular effect or change (11 of 35 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/agent 3

Encarta Dictionary:

booking agent [British] | booking agents [plural]

a person or organization that makes reservations for travel or accommodations on behalf of clients (15 of 29 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 561546407​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

Booker

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Booker"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Booker"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Booker

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Booker

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Booker"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=bixwas​02 word=Booker

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