Synonyms for Bookish:
pedantic, learned, theoretical, Book-learned, erudite, academic, literary, scholarly.
scholastic, academic, pedantic, learned, studious, literary.
n.diligent, hard-working, tireless, efficient, committed, assiduous, productive, conscientious, sedulous, industrious. teach. Inkhorn, donnish, scholastic, formalistic, Pedantical, flexible, attitude. •bookish (noun)
Usage examples for bookish
Lahiri Mahasaya was no bookish interpreter of the scriptures. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda