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Synonyms for bookishˈbʊk ɪʃ

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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"

    studious, bookish



  1. bookish(adjective)

    Characterized by a method of expression generally found in books.

    formal, literary, pedantic, labored

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bookish(a.)

    given to reading, fond of books, fond of study, very studious

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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