wonkish - definition and synonyms


or wonky

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    resembling or relating to a wonk (=someone who is obsessed with the details of politics)

    Indeed, being boring was pretty much Obama's strategy last time round, which is why not even the Washington Post – a publication so wonky it excitedly describes this week's debate as "a cultural event" – can remember a single "genuinely memorable" moment from the 2008 debates with John McCain due to Obama's attack plan of being "serious and sober" and "milking the clock".

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/10/2012