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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading.

Usage examples (38)
  • Girls were certainly drawn to him, especially those of a bookish nature with a love of the arts.
  • A bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket
  • Literature is no longer "bookish" -- but practical, social, propagandist.
  • Bogosian called the bookish president-elect "in the broadest sense of the word, a reader." for more
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