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Adjective: Pooterish
Usage: UK
  1. Being in the character of Pooter from "Diary of a Nobody":somewhat pompous, unintellectual and unimaginative (but basically well-meaning) traditionalist with an unexciting lifestyle; probably derogatory if used by a Guardian reader, more sympathetic if by a Telegraph reader
    "The resulting text is Pooterish in the extreme, but remains a wonderful source of local colour from a time when few other foreigners were travelling"