adverb see donnish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • donnishly — adverb In a donnish manner …   Wiktionary

  • donnishly — don·nish·ly …   English syllables

  • donnishly — adverb see donnish …   Useful english dictionary

  • donnish — donnishly, adv. donnishness, n. donnism, n. /don ish/, adj. resembling or characteristic of a university don; bookish; pedantic. [1825 35; DON1 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • donnish — adjective Date: 1848 of, relating to, or characteristic of a university don • donnishly adverb • donnishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • donnish — adjective resembling or likened to a college don, particularly in having a pedantic manner. Derivatives donnishly adverb donnishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • donnish — adjective especially BrE clever, serious, and more interested in ideas than real life donnishly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • donnish — /ˈdɒnɪʃ/ (say donish) adjective resembling or characteristic of a university don; stuffy or pedantic. –donnishly, adverb –donnishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • donnish — [dän′ish] adj. of or like a university don donnishly adv. donnishness n …   English World dictionary

  • donnish — adj. like or resembling a college don, esp. in supposed pedantry. Derivatives: donnishly adv. donnishness n …   Useful english dictionary

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