follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

book learning

noun
1.
knowledge acquired by reading books, as distinguished from that obtained through observation and experience.
2.
formal education:
She thought that common sense was just as important as book learning.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90
Related forms
book-learned
[boo k-lur-nid, -lurnd] /ˈbʊkˌlɜr nɪd, -ˌlɜrnd/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for booklearned

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for booklearned