Synonyms of donnish in English:

donnish


See definition of donnish

adjective

1‘you can never tell with these quiet, donnish types’

SYNONYMS

scholarly, studious, academic, scholastic, bookish, book-loving, intellectual, erudite, educated, learned, serious, earnest, thoughtful, cerebral, highbrow

pedantic

impractical, ivory-towerish

informal brainy, egghead

British informal swotty

dated lettered

archaic clerkly