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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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But what benefit do we get if we are not implementing this bookish knowledge practically?
Shihab Ganem," said Sadiq Kavil, another Malayalam journalist, who was one of the team members behind 'Bookish'.
"Not only that," says book aficionado Jasmine Shaheen, "but we love to check out Red Bubble, or Etsy, or Society 6 for the amazing fan art and bookish merchandise that are not available here."
We should have more street smart-rather than bookish intelligent-policemen, prosecutors and judges.
EASTENDERS BBC1 7.30pm The second cast member to return this week is bookish Libby Fox (Belinda Owusu, right).
"A friend who goes to far more art fairs than I do once told me the atmosphere of Art Dubai was so gauche and ostentatious that it made the flash of Art Basel Miami Beach look as bookish as Documenta."
THE GIRL NEXT DOOR Film4, 11.20pm A bookish teenager is far more concerned with academic achievement than having fun, until he is smitten by a gorgeous newcomer to the neighbourhood.
I'm also way more extroverted than my bookish sisters (we're all bookish, but they're bookish-er than me).
Expect bookish antics celebrating everything people love about the Brontes and their enduring creations, via imaginative storytelling, fabulous music, hilarious games, witty songs, comedy sketches and audience participation.
On the east concourse there will be an installation of reclaimed vintage suitcases, pictured, and trunks presented as well as handmade books, installations and curious bookish objects made and inspired by the physical acts of reading.
Work experience, enduring friendships, a burgeoning love interest and nonconforming family dynamics collide as an orphaned bookish Tiff brought up by single and gentle bear-like Uncle Bull and his father Reggie leaves Gungee Creek High School to work for the local paper, The Eagle.
On to reading -- and Jenni Elyse, who has ( posted her top 10 list of bookish websites .
Bookish (, New York, a new digital platform for readers, is set to launch this summer.
As a little girl reading fairy tales, I came across the word "replied." 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," quoted her as saying.