Antonyms of adj bookish

1 sense of bookish

Sense 1
bookish, studious -- (characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading; "a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket"; "a quiet studious child")

INDIRECT (VIA scholarly) -> unscholarly -- (not scholarly)

Similarity of adj bookish

1 sense of bookish

Sense 1
bookish, studious -- (characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading; "a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket"; "a quiet studious child")
       => scholarly (vs. unscholarly) -- (characteristic of scholars or scholarship; "scholarly pursuits"; "a scholarly treatise"; "a scholarly attitude")

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