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Bookish

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Adjective

1. bookish, studious

characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading

Example Sentences:
'a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket'
'a quiet studious child'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Bookish

see synonyms of bookish
adjective
1. 
fond of reading; studious
2. 
consisting of or forming opinions or attitudes through reading rather than direct personal experience; academic
a bookish view of life
3. 
of or relating to books
a bookish career in publishing

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Bookish

see synonyms of bookish
adjective
1. 
of or connected with books
2. 
inclined to read and study; literary; scholarly
3. 
having mere book learning
4. 
pedantic; stodgy

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Bookish

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adj.
1. Given to, characterized by, or resulting from the habitual reading of books; studious.
2. Relying chiefly on book learning rather than practical experience; impractical or unworldly: a scholarly but not bookish instructor.
3. Literary, formal, or erudite. Used of language.

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