Synonyms of bookish in English:

bookish


See definition of bookish

adjective

1‘he was more bookish than his fellow students’

SYNONYMS

studious, scholarly, academic, literary, intellectual, highbrow, erudite, learned, well read, widely read, educated, well educated, well informed, knowledgeable, cultured, accomplished

pedantic, pedagogical, donnish, bluestocking, cerebral, serious, earnest, thoughtful

impractical, ivory-towerish

informal brainy, egghead

dated lettered

archaic clerkly

ANTONYMS

lowbrow