scholarly

[ skol-er-lee ]
/ ˈskɒl ər li /

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.

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Origin of scholarly

First recorded in 1590–1600; scholar + -ly

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