monkish definition by Webster's New World
of or typical of a monk: a hostile term
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- monkishly adverb
monkish definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of monks or monasticism.
- Inclined to self-denial; ascetic.
- monkˈish·ly adverb
- monkˈish·ness noun