- bookish ► ADJECTIVE 1) devoted to reading and studying. 2) (of language) literary in style.DERIVATIVES bookishly adverb bookishness noun.
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Bookishly — Bookish Book ish, a. 1. Given to reading; fond of study; better acquainted with books than with men; learned from books. A bookish man. Addison. Bookish skill. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by a method of expression generally found in … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bookishly — adverb see bookish … New Collegiate Dictionary
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bookishly — adjective In a bookish way … Wiktionary
bookishly — book·ish·ly … English syllables
bookishly — adverb see bookish … Useful english dictionary
bookish — bookishly, adv. bookishness, n. /book ish/, adj. 1. given or devoted to reading or study. 2. more acquainted with books than with real life. 3. of or pertaining to books; literary. 4. stilted; pedantic. [1560 70; BOOK + ISH1] Syn. 4. academic … Universalium
bookish — adjective Date: 1566 1. a. of or relating to books b. fond of books and reading 2. a. inclined to rely on book knowledge b. of words literary and formal as opposed to collo … New Collegiate Dictionary
Ralph Griffiths — (born c. 1720 in Shropshire, England, died September 28, 1803 at Linden House, Turnham Green in London) was a journal editor and publisher of Welsh extraction. In 1749, Griffiths founded London’s first successful literary magazine, the Monthly… … Wikipedia
bookishness — See bookishly. * * * … Universalium