adjective, clerk·li·er, clerk·li·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM clerklyclerk·li·ness, nounun·clerk·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for clerkly
The Provost-Sergeant had been watching them, at the instigation of a sharp-eyed, clerkly-looking man in semi-uniform.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Three mornings in succession a business-like envelope addressed in the same clerkly hand!
But Ethan put the letter of the clerkly hand into his breast-pocket, and went towering out of the room.
The clerkly-looking person now courteously motioned Maitland to take a chair.The Mark Of Cain|Andrew Lang
It is written in a beautiful clerkly hand in close fine character, and is in a perfect state of preservation.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury