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Synonyms for bookish

Synonyms for bookish

devoted to study or reading

characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters

Synonyms for bookish

characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading


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All too familiar with the challenges facing enthusiastic bookworms and active bookstagramers in Egypt, Shaheen recently launched The Reading Bee's Shop, a bookish merchandise online shop for Egypt's bookworms, after experimenting with design.
com/top-ten-tuesday-bookish-websites/) posted her top 10 list of bookish websites .
In addition to working with Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group (USA) and Simon & Schuster, we look forward to working with the entire publishing and book-selling community to make Bookish an exciting destination that will delight readers.
Though a bookish child, I somehow read "replied" as "rippled," as in
I was very bookish, very much into amateur dramatics, and I wasn't really a hit with the guys, either - I was a bit sad and a bit desperate; I still feel like that inside, it's funny," Mirror.
When an unwelcome and sinister stranger breaks into the bookish, cloistered haven of his flat, the ordinariness of his life is twisted and distorted into something monstrous and his being threatened.
From their testimony emerges a portrait of the young Coetzee as an awkward, bookish individual with little talent for opening himself to others.
She covers published virtues of the earth, continental contexts of the bookish nature of botanical culture, botanical reformation in William Turner's books of nature, John Gerard's uncommon ground, and domesticated plants and domesticating books: cultivating household textual collections.
The new bookish style marks a change in sartorial direction for the Doctor after David Tennant's sharp suits and baseball boots.
Parkhurst, wearer of bow ties, is, literally, the bookish sort, having founded the highly regarded multimedia company August House in Little Rock in 1979.
II--when I was alchemized From bookish student to infantry dogface.
Kiddies, seeing bookish mutton, drolly rollick, giggle.
But "The Spiderwick Chronicles" is his first body double movie, featuring as it does adolescent identical twins, the troublemaking Jared and bookish Simon Grace.
Bookish was going for the hat-trick, with some punters getting on early at the pre-race low of 1.
I was shy and bookish and repressed in terms of my sexuality.