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Bookish - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bookish' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bookish [ a.]
- Given to reading; fond of study; better acquainted with books than with men; learned from books.
- Characterized by a method of expression generally found in books; formal; labored; pedantic; as, a bookish way of talking; bookish sentences.

Meaning of 'Bookish' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bookish [ s]
Meaning (1):
- characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
Example in sentence:
  • a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket;
  • a quiet studious child