parsonish

parsonish

(ˈpɑːsənɪʃ)
adj
like a parson
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mu, psi, rho = Phromius (Odyssey, name of a ship-owner) mu, rho, san = man-hours nu, nu, nu = nu-nu-nu (OED nu, 1970q) nu, psi, rho = Phronius (Odyssey, name of a ship-owner) omicron, pi, theta = photometrician (W2) phi, pi, san = hippians (FW) psi, rho, san = parsonish (W2) psi, rho, tau = outparish
Patten first met Stratemeyer at Street & Smith, disliking the "slightly parsonish young man" who haggled so over the miserable rates that S & S paid.