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donnish

adjective uk   /ˈdɒn.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈdɑː.nɪʃ/ UK
intelligent, often in a way that is too serious: He was a thin, donnish-looking man in a tweed jacket and sandals.
Translations of “donnish”
in Chinese (Traditional) 學究氣的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学究气的…
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