Definition of Schoolmasterish

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schoolmasterish

schoolkid
schoolkids
schoolless
schoollike
schoolma'am
schoolmaid
schoolmaids
schoolman
schoolmarm
schoolmarmish
schoolmarmishly
schoolmarms
schoolmaster
schoolmastered
schoolmastering
schoolmasterish (current term)
schoolmasterly
schoolmasters
schoolmate
schoolmates
schoolmen
schoolmistress
schoolmistresses
schoolmistressly
schoolroom
schoolrooms
schools
schools of hard knocks
schools of thought
schoolship

Literary usage of Schoolmasterish

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1. A Social Theory of Religious Education by George Albert Coe (1917)
"... but rather participation in the symbols of it, or even less than this. Somewhat generally the church has made itself a schoolmasterish ..."

2. The Fortnightly Review (1872)
"... schoolmasterish condemnation whick might bo passed upon an ill-regulated candidate for a clerkship in the Privy Council Office; and much about the ..."

3. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"In his last years, however, he came into official disfavor.8 He may have transmitted his schoolmasterish ways to his second son, Vladimir, although he died ..."

4. Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language by Richard Grant White (1870)
"Dr. Johnson's definition is, "a single part of speech," at the limited view and schoolmasterish style of which we may be inclined at first to smile. ..."

5. Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language by Richard Grant White (1870)
"Dr. Johnson's definition is, " a single part of speech," at the limited view and schoolmasterish style of which we may be inclined at first to smile. ..."

6. Poets of the Younger Generation by William Archer (1902)
"... related only to the literature of the past, I have had to confine myself almost entirely to aesthetic criticism, the somewhat schoolmasterish testing of ..."

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