textbookish

adjective
text·​book·​ish | \ ˈteks(t)-ˌbu̇-kish How to pronounce textbookish (audio) \

Definition of textbookish

: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a textbook the style is heavy and textbookishNation

First Known Use of textbookish

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Textbookish.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/textbookish. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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