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Pooterish

/ˈpuːtərɪʃ/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resembling the fictional character Pooter, esp in being bourgeois, genteel, or self-important
Word Origin
C20: from Charles Pooter, the hero of Diary of a Nobody (1892), by George and Weedon Grossmith
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Contemporary definitions for pooterish
adjective

pompous; self-important; bourgeois

Word Origin

character Charles Pooter in "Diary of a Nobody" (1892)

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