bookwormy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bookworm +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

bookwormy (comparative more bookwormy, superlative most bookwormy)

  1. Like a bookworm; studious.
    • 1912, Alice Hegan Rice, A Romance of Billy Goat Hill (page 39)
      He's a teacher or something, one of them bookwormy men, whose head never pays no attention to what the rest of him is doing.

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