wonk + -ish
wonkish (comparative more wonkish, superlative most wonkish)
- (informal) Nerdy; bookish; having the qualities of a wonk.
1997, Edwin Diamond & Robert A. Silverman, White House to Your House, ISBN 026254086X, page 125:
- According to Greer, the voting classes were ready for someone very much like the wonkish Clinton, with his devotion to "the issues."