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book-smarts

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book-smarts

noun

Learning; erudition: They not only have the ''book-smarts'' that it takes, but the acting and drama ability (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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