You should be able to take off the picture of definition if you don't want to by choosing "Customize It" Bookworm Pronunciation: (buk~wûrm) Noun Circa: 1592 1. A lover of books for their content; a lover of reading in general; a person who enjoys and spends much time reading; an avid reader 2. A person much devoted to books and study; one who spends a great deal of time reading; one unusually devoted to reading and study found always poring over his books 3. A learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines 4 . A student closely attached to books or addicted to study; a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit 5. Any larva of a beetle or moth, especially booklice and silverfish, that infest books and feed on the paste in the bindings.