nunnish


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nunnish

(ˈnʌnɪʃ)
n
relating to or having a similarity to a nun
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The nature of the nunnish transgressions recounted here varies, roughly reflecting the level of wit and learning of the individual miscreants.
In that regard, adopting an unrealistically nunnish definition would not have helped.
The drab, nunnish niqab and hijab--the veil that wraps tight under the chin--are new styles among urban girls, high school and university students, nurses in training, teachers.