Definition of wonkish in English:



  • See wonk

    • ‘Human beings are not all motivated by wonkish intellectual policy discussion.’
    • ‘We wanted to teach kids English, too, but we had to use years of educational research and wonkish arguments to make our case.’
    • ‘He is a wonkish man with a raft of proposals.’
    • ‘The critique of wonkish environmentalism also echoes several important books from the mid-1990s.’
    • ‘I regularly marveled at the ardor and wonkish knowledge Bill brought to these issues.’