storybookish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

storybook +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

storybookish (comparative more storybookish, superlative most storybookish)

  1. Reminiscent of a storybook.
    • 2007 June 17, Charles Mcgrath, “Children’s Books”, New York Times:
      The illustrations, by Michael Foreman, are a little pallid and storybookish, with at least one — a depiction of Grendel’s mother as a grass-skirted fashion disaster with scaly green breasts — that is apt to elicit snickers rather than shudders.