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monkish

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adjective monk·ish \ˈməŋ-kish\

Definition of monkish

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling a monk; also :  resembling that of a monk

  2. 2 :  inclined to disciplinary self-denial



1537

First Known Use of monkish

1537


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