What is another word for collectors?

Pronunciation: [kəlˈɛktəz] (IPA)

There are numerous synonyms for the word "collectors". Some of the common synonyms include "hoarder", "accumulator", "gatherer", "amasser", "collectorist", "connoisseur", "curator", "archivist", "antiquarian," and "trader". All of these words share a common trait: they are used to describe an individual or group of individuals who collect a certain object or objects. Collectors often devote their time and resources to building and expanding their collections, whether it is books, stamps, art, antiques, or anything in between. Regardless of what they collect, the act of collection is a passion that is shared by many and built upon over time.

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Usage examples for Collectors

As a secondary consideration the attention collectors pay to beauty can hardly be exaggerated in respect to the condition of copies, the ratio of an unusually good to an unusually bad copy of the same book, even if the bad copy have no leaves actually wanting, being often as ten to one.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
Nevertheless, English illustrated books are rightly sought after by English collectors, and though we may wish that they were better, we must give the best account of them we can.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
All the general and his lieutenant had to do was to provide the books collectors were after, and Field did the rest.
"Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions"
Slason Thompson

Famous quotes with Collectors

  • When it all started, record companies - and there were many of them, and this was a good thing - were run by people who loved records, people like Ahmet Ertegun, who ran Atlantic Records, who were record collectors. They got in it because they loved music.
    David Crosby
  • I have no distributor... it is indicative to me that there are these pockets of players and collectors all over. You should see the correspondence I get from over the world letting me know how significant they think I am. I know that wherever I go, I am well received.
    Bill Dixon
  • Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors... and miss.
    Robert A. Heinlein
  • A collection makes its own demands. Many artists have been collectors. I think of it rather as an illness. I felt it was using up too much energy.
    Howard Hodgkin
  • It has been common knowledge to informed collectors that many times the finest and rarest art glass is found unsigned.
    James Lafferty

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