Donnish – meaning of the word and examples

Intelligent, often in a way that is too serious. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If you describe a man as donnish, you think he is rather serious and intellectual. (Collins Dictionary)

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a university don. (Merriam – Webster)

Resembling or characteristic of a university don; bookish; pedantic. (Dictionary.com)

Resembling a college don, particularly because of having a pedantic, scholarly manner. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Being donnish. Lastsleep.com

Flaky Academic Journals. Donnish Journals

http://flakyj.blogspot.com/

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1 thought on “Donnish – meaning of the word and examples

  1. I guessed the meaning, I was close!

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