textbookish

[tekst-boo k-ish]

adjective

suggesting a textbook, especially in literary style or composition.

Nearby words

  1. text hand,
  2. text message,
  3. text messaging,
  4. text processing,
  5. textbook,
  6. texter,
  7. textiform,
  8. textile,
  9. textiles,
  10. texting

Origin of textbookish

First recorded in 1925–30; textbook + -ish1

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