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bookish

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  1. suggestive of the vocabulary used in books “fealty” is a bookish synonym for “loyalty” Synonyms of bookish erudite, learned, literary Words Related to bookish academic (also academical), donnish, inkhorn, pedantic, scholastic; belletristic (also belle-lettristic); highbrow, highbrowed, intellectual; educated, schooled; elevated, eloquent, formal, high-flown, lofty, majestic, stately, towering; bombastic, declamatory, florid, flowery, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), pompous, stilted Near Antonyms of bookish chatty, conversational; familiar, informal; slangy; illiterate Antonyms of bookish colloquial, nonliterary, unbookish


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