Definitions

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  • adj. bookish

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bookish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bookish; given to reading: as, a booky person.
  • Derived from books: as, booky lessons.
  • n. Same as bookmaker, 3.

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Examples

  • The older men stared at her more persistently than the younger ones, who liked their own sort and not girls who looked as if they might be "booky" and "spring things on a fellow."

    The Avalanche

  • As she grew older, it became known that she was "booky," -- a social crime in San Francisco.

    The Californians

  • Kindle 2 and Kindle for iPhone on Your Mac Life -- Glenn talks about the Kindle 2 and Amazon's new Kindle for iPhone application, how easy it is to read on either device, and what makes a book "booky" on Your Mac Life.

    TidBITS: Mac News for the Rest of Us

  • Glenn talks about the Kindle 2 and Amazon's new Kindle for iPhone application, how easy it is to read on either device, and what makes a book "booky" on Your Mac Life.

    TidBITS: Mac News for the Rest of Us

  • I was stunned by how very 'booky' reading a novel on a Kindle is.

    Musings on Photography

  • Alas, I fear my second booky wook is but a hollow avatar of the first, for endless anecdotes about meeting other celebrities wears thin quite quickly, especially when it appears to have been tossed off in a matter of days.

    Booky Wook 2 by Russell Brand

  • Does that sort of detail make my booky wook any less leaden?

    Booky Wook 2 by Russell Brand

  • Because there wasn't just one kind of violence in this film (which is, you know, not unexpectedly an extremely violent film) but rather moments of just about everything from extremely comic-booky superheroic combat, to Hong Kong martial arts poetry-of-ultraviolence, to cinema verite, to splatterpunk.

    i have watched the watchmen

  • I laid on £20 yesterday with a booky that england would win.

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  • Transactions in dialogue, differences between scene and narrative summary, when to square-end a scene or action and when to trail one, eliminating booky words and expressions.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » Freelancer’s Survival Guide: Giving Up On Yourself Part One

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