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Definition of donnish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

donnish

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈdɒnɪʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɑːnɪʃ//
 
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(usually of a man) serious and concerned with academic rather than practical matters He has a somewhat donnish air about him.