Bookish synonyms

bo͝ok'ĭsh
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Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.
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Alternative form of academic.
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(Often disparagingly) Versed in books; having knowledge derived from books.
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Acquired by learning or experience:
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Being finicky or fastidious, especially with language.
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Having obtained an education
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Stiffly ceremonious:
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Of or for a highbrow
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Possessing knowledge, information, or understanding:
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Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters
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Literate (able to read writing in letters).
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Of or relating to scholars or scholarship
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Of or relating to school; academic
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The definition of studious is someone who spends a lot of time on academic pursuits or reading books, or something done carefully and deliberately.
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Showing or characterized by thought; serious
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The literary intelligentsia.
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A specialist in a given branch of knowledge:
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(Of a person) Bookish, theoretical and pedantic, as opposed to practical.
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Pedantic; bookish
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Appropriate to literature rather than everyday writing.
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Devoted to study or reading
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Characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters
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The definition of flexible is someone or something that bends easily, is easily persuaded or can be changed easily.
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Of, relating to, or being an autodidact; self-taught
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Find another word for bookish. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bookish, like: erudite, academic, book-learned, learned, pedantic, educated, formal, highbrow, knowing, learning and lettered.