schoolmarmish
adjective see schoolmarm

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • schoolmarmish — adjective Resembling a schoolmarm …   Wiktionary

  • schoolmarmish — adj. behaving like a schoolmarm; having characteristics of a schoolmarm …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • schoolmarmish — ish, ēsh adjective : resembling or typical of a schoolmarm …   Useful english dictionary

  • schoolmarm — schoolmarmish, adj. /skoohl mahrm /, n. Older Use. a female schoolteacher, esp. of the old time country school type, popularly held to be strict and priggish. Also, schoolma am. [1835 45, Amer.; var. of SCHOOLMA AM] * * * …   Universalium

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