scholarly

[skol-er-lee]

adjective

of, like, or befitting a scholar: scholarly habits.
having the qualities of a scholar: a scholarly person.
concerned with academic learning and research.

adverb

like a scholar.

Origin of scholarly

First recorded in 1590–1600; scholar + -ly
Related formsschol·ar·li·ness, nounpseu·do·schol·ar·ly, adjectivequa·si-schol·ar·ly, adjectivesu·per·schol·ar·ly, adjectiveun·schol·ar·ly, adjective
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Word Origin and History for scholarliness

scholarly

adj.

1630s, from scholar + -ly (1). Related: Scholarliness.

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