unbookish

adjective un·book·ish \ ˌən-ˈbu̇-kish \

Definition of unbookish

: not having or showing literary or intellectual interests : not bookish
  • an unbookish young man
  • unbookish pursuits
; also : unlearned
  • And his unbookish jealousy must construe poor Cassio's smiles, gestures, and light behavior quite in the wrong.
  • —William Shakespeare

First Known Use of unbookish

circa 1616


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