Meaning of wonkish in English:

wonkish

adjective

  • 1North American informal Having or characterized by an enthusiastic or excessive interest in the specialized details of a particular subject or field, especially political policy.

    ‘wonkish types will appreciate the sections on environmental law’
    ‘the most wonkish exchange came during a heated back-and-forth about the bank’
    1. 1.1derogatory Studious or hard-working.
      ‘being a wonkish nerd, I had to look up the word’

Pronunciation

wonkish

/ˈwɒŋkɪʃ/