bookshelf

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʊkʃɛlf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʊkˌʃɛlf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bŏŏkshelf′)


Inflections of 'bookshelf' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": bookshelves
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bookshelf

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [wood, maple, modern] bookshelf
  2. set it on her bookshelf
  3. keeps it on his bookshelf
  4. a bookshelf full of books
  5. a bookshelf [crammed, stuffed] with books
  6. [an empty, a full, a crammed] bookshelf
  7. fell off (of) the bookshelf
  8. a [tall, narrow, wide] bookshelf
  9. knocked the bookshelf over
  10. knocked over the bookshelf
  11. bumped into the bookshelf
  12. bookends on the bookshelf
  13. the novel is flying off the bookshelves
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