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English definition of “schoolmarmish”


adjective uk   /ˈskuːlˌmɑː.mɪʃ/ us    /-ˌmɑːr-/ disapproving
behaving like a schoolmarm: Stop being so schoolmarmish and bossy.Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men
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