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donnish

[don-ish] /ˈdɒn ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
resembling or characteristic of a university don; bookish; pedantic.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; don1 + -ish1
Related forms
donnishly, adverb
donnishness, noun
donnism, noun
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donnish

/ˈdɒnɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a university don
Derived Forms
donnishly, adverb
donnishness, noun
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