Definition of monkish in US English:

monkish

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of a monk or monks.

    ‘he alternated bouts of bohemian conviviality with long periods of monkish solitude’
    ‘this congregation of Cluny was the first great monkish order in the West’

Pronunciation

monkish

/ˈməNGkiSH//ˈməŋkɪʃ/