book-learned

adjective
\ -lə̄n-; -lə̄nd \

Definition of book-learned

1a : marked by book learning
b : bookish
2 : learned through books rather than from practical experience or application

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First Known Use of book-learned

1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Book-learned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book-learned. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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