donnish

adjective don·nish \ ˈdä-nish \

Definition of donnish

: of, relating to, or characteristic of a university don

donnishly

adverb

donnishness

noun

First Known Use of donnish

1848

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donnish

Definition of donnish for English Language Learners

  • : like a typical don (sense 1)


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