What does bookish mean?

Definitions for bookish
ˈbʊk ɪʃbook·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bookish, studious(adj)

    characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading

    "a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket"; "a quiet studious child"

Wiktionary

  1. bookish(Adjective)

    Given to reading; fond of study; better acquainted with books than with people; learned from books.

  2. bookish(Adjective)

    Characterized by a method of expression generally found in books.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bookish(adj)

    given to reading; fond of study; better acquainted with books than with men; learned from books

  2. Bookish(adj)

    characterized by a method of expression generally found in books; formal; labored; pedantic; as, a bookish way of talking; bookish sentences

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How to say bookish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bookish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bookish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bookish in a Sentence

  1. Max Henn:

    More bookish, perhaps, certainly more cultivated, more educated and more interested in the world in which they live. Courteous. Pleasant. Decent.

Images & Illustrations of bookish

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Translations for bookish

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • книжен, книжовенBulgarian
  • literario, empollón, estudioso, mateo, matado, libresco, formalista, pedanteSpanish
  • paperinen, kirjallinen, paperinmakuinenFinnish
  • cuistre, pédant, scolaire, rat de bibliothèque, bouquineur, littéraire, formalisteFrench
  • eigengereid, pedant, schools, litterair, formalistisch, boekenwormDutch
  • książkowy, dużo czytającyPolish
  • книжныйRussian
  • ביכערדיקYiddish
  • 书卷气Chinese

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