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schoolteacherish

Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a stereotypical schoolteacher in some way; pedantic, patronising, etc.

Etymologies

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schoolteacher +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Ivy gets all schoolteacherish on him and he leaves in a huff.

    Holly Cara Price: Rubbernecking: Project Runway Episode 5, "There is an 'I' in Team"

  • I get all schoolteacherish when people ask me questions like this, and say things like “what do YOU think?”

    Oxford redux | Meg Rosoff

  • Shy and schoolteacherish in dress, Grey gradually learns to embrace her femininity, just as it becomes clear that an old, decrepit, but incredibly powerful yakuza gangster, one of the club's regulars, is the key to gaining Professor Shi's trust, because he has something the professor wants-an elixir of unknown origin, which is keeping his decrepit body alive.

    Review: The Devil of Nanking

  • Cohen wrote a column in which he went all schoolteacherish on the subject of Bush hatred.

    Lance Mannion:

  • The schoolteacherish woman began jabbering excitedly; she ran through about a paragraph of what was pure gobbledegook to Benson, before the man with the arrogant face and the jewelled zipper-pull broke in on her.

    Hunter Patrol

  • There is yet again another type, always of the female gender and generally middle-aged and very schoolteacherish in aspect, who, in company with a group of kindred spirits, is viewing Europe under

    Europe Revised

  • His voice had become didactic, schoolteacherish: "You made a mistake.

    Delta Search

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