textbookish

textbookish

[tekst-book-ish]
adjective
suggesting a textbook, especially in literary style or composition.

Origin:
1925–30; textbook + -ish1

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textbook (ˈtɛkstˌbʊk)
 
n
a.  a book used as a standard source of information on a particular subject
 b.  (as modifier): a textbook example
 
'textbookish
 
adj

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