Significado de “bookish” - en el Diccionario Inglés


bookish en inglés

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uk /ˈbʊk.ɪʃ/ us /ˈbʊk.ɪʃ/ mainly disapproving

Examples from literature

  • Above all, they objected to the bookish education which she was giving to her son, the young King. 
  • Bookish families are usually the happiest, at least if we rightly estimate the term. 
  • He had, in truth, somewhat of a bookish look, and his rounded shoulders already told of much poring over a student's tasks. 
  • He was probably the least bookish poet who had ever had a classical education. 
  • No one was less bookish than himself. 

(Definición de bookish del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

bookish en inglés americano

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us /ˈbʊk·ɪʃ/

enjoying books more than other things:

He’s pleasant but a shy, bookish type.

(Definición de bookish del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)