book·ish

book·ish

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  • book´ish|ly — book|ish «BUK ihsh», adjective. 1. fond of reading or studying; studious: »The bookish boy spent many hours reading. SYNONYM(S): scholarly. 2. knowing books better than real life: »The scholar was a bookish man, lost in the business world.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • book|ish — «BUK ihsh», adjective. 1. fond of reading or studying; studious: »The bookish boy spent many hours reading. SYNONYM(S): scholarly. 2. knowing books better than real life: »The scholar was a bookish man, lost in the business world. SYNONYM(S):… …   Useful english dictionary

  • book|ish|ness — «BUK ihsh nihs», noun. 1. a fondness for books or study; learning. 2. knowledge only from books: »Diderot despised mere bookishness (John Morley) …   Useful english dictionary

  • text|book|ish — «TEHKST BUK ihsh», adjective. of the nature of a textbook: »He has put nearly everything into double columns, which I find textbookish and uninviting (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|book|ish — «uhn BUK ihsh», adjective. 1. not bookish; not given to reading. 2. = unlearned. (Cf. ↑unlearned) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ish — ish·er·wood; ish·kash·mi; ish·kyl·dite; ish·ma·el; ish·ma·el·ite; ish·ma·el·it·ish; ish·ma·el·it·ish; is·land·ish; ivory tower·ish; jad·ish; jew·ish·ness; jin·go·ish; kent·ish; kent·ish·man; kick·ish; kit·ten·ish; knav·ish; knav·ish·ly;… …   English syllables

  • book — book·a·ble; book; book·er; book·ery; book·e·te·ria; book·ie; book·ish; book·lear; book·less; book·let; book·lore; book·man; book·mo·bile; ca·book; chap·book; guide·book; hand·book·ing; land·book; non·book; book·a·te·ria; book·ish·ly;… …   English syllables

  • Ish-bosheth — (hebrew|אִֽישְׁבֹּ֫שֶׁת; Standard: unicode|Ishbóshet; Tiberian: unicode|ʼΚbṓšeṯ) also called Eshbaal (hebrew|אֶשְׁבַּ֫עַל; Standard: unicode|Eshbáʻal; Tiberian: unicode|ʼEšbáʻal), Ashbaal or Ishbaal, appears in the Hebrew Bible. He was one of… …   Wikipedia

  • Book burning — (a category of biblioclasm, or book destruction) is the practice of destroying, often ceremoniously, one or more copies of a book or other written material. In modern times, other forms of media, such as phonograph records, video tapes, and CDs… …   Wikipedia

  • …ish — Bigfinishbox title=…ish series=Doctor Who number=35 featuring=Sixth Doctor Peri Brown writer=Phil Pascoe director=Nicholas Briggs producer=Gary Russell Jason Haigh Ellery executive producer=Jacqueline Rayner production code=6Z/B set between=… …   Wikipedia

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