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Pooterish

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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