bookish

[ book-ish ]SEE DEFINITION OF bookish

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In a paper on his books, it is permissible to end with a bookish anecdote.

I had not dared to look into her eyes, as I talked meaningless, bookish words.

He's vulgar and hysterical and bookish, but don't think that sums him up.

No one pretends that Patrick Henry ever became a bookish person.

Your minds are not your own, but the patches of other people's bookish duds.

He was still a sensible, intelligent man, however abstemious and bookish.

But generally she was silent, enwrapped, no doubt, in bookish thought.

Sometimes her English is daintily prim and bookish and captivating.

HE was the most bookish and the most learned Laureate of them all.

From yellow waistcoat to cloth of gold is but a step for a bookish boy.

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