Noun(1) a gambler who accepts and pays off bets (especially on horse races
(1) He added the bookies were expecting the British betting shops to be profitable this year.(2) It would be expensive for the bookies , but it would ensure that customers would not lose out if the business folded.(3) At this week's ceremony, the bookies ' favourites distanced themselves from the prize.(4) Betting on the result is likely to make the bookies a mint this year.(5) But the bookies might now be getting their calculators out to reassess the odds.(6) The perception that everyone wants to have pubs and bookies is wrong.(7) Pubs are being joined by bookies in opening up early for the World Cup.(8) Last year's winner Bobbyjo and Suny Bay will be among the bookies ' favourites.(9) Doubtless, the bookies will be rubbing their hands with glee no matter what lands the big prize.(10) You wouldn't need bookies , because every horse in a race would come first!(11) Anyone who has worked in a bookies , as have I, can spot them a mile off.(12) We have won them all bar one since then and now the bookies believe they are about to be taken to the cleaners once again.(13) They went to the bookies early in the day and hopped from there to the pub.(14) I hit the bookies in Pentonville Road to see if I can see any faces, but there's nobody I recognise.(15) He reflected that few active bookmakers were still around who could recall the days of illegal street bookies .(16) Odds like that are the shortest for 20 years and bookies face a six-figure payout.
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