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Reader

Meanings and phrases

reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who enjoys reading
  2. someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication; subscriber
  3. a person who can read; a literate person
  4. someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church; lector
  5. a public lecturer at certain universities; lector; lecturer
  6. someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections; proofreader
  7. one of a series of texts for students learning to read
  8. someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication; reviewer; referee

lay reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a layman who is authorized by the bishop to read parts of the service in an Anglican or Episcopal church

lip reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who can understand spoken words by watching the movements of a speaker's lips

mind reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice); telepathist; thought-reader
  2. someone with the power of communicating thoughts directly; telepathist; thought-reader; mental telepathist

news reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who reads out broadcast news bulletin; newsreader

avid reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was an avid reader in his childhood.
  • An avid reader or collector of books is a bibliophile or colloquially, "bookworm".
  • He had a great desire for knowledge, a love for philosophy, and was an avid reader.

card reader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The resulting deck of cards would be fed into a card reader to be compiled.
  • The e-Reader is a card reader add-on released for the Game Boy Advance in 2002.
  • She then starred in "Rakht" as a tarot card reader trying to solve a murder mystery.
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