Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
The ~s of a newspaper, magazine, or book are the people who read it.
These texts give the ~ an insight into the Chinese mind.
A ~ is a person who reads, especially one who reads for pleasure.
Thanks to that job I became an avid ~...
N-COUNT: usu with supp
A ~ is a book to help children to learn to read, or to help people to learn a foreign language. It contains passages of text, and often exercises to give practice in reading and writing.