Meaning of “schoolmarmish” in the English Dictionary

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"schoolmarmish" in British English

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schoolmarmishadjective

uk /ˈskuːlˌmɑː.mɪʃ/ us /ˈskuːlˌmɑːr.mɪʃ/ disapproving

behaving like a schoolmarm:

Stop being so schoolmarmish and bossy.

(Definition of “schoolmarmish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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