adjective schol·ar·ly \-lē\

: concerned with or relating to formal study or research

: having the characteristics of a scholar

Full Definition of SCHOLARLY

:  of, characteristic of, or suitable to learned persons :  learned, academic

Examples of SCHOLARLY

  1. His writings have been recently given scholarly attention.
  2. She has a scholarly interest in music.
  3. a scholarly study of words and their origins

First Known Use of SCHOLARLY


Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis
SCHOLARLY Defined for Kids


adjective schol·ar·ly \ˈskä-lər-lē\

Definition of SCHOLARLY for Kids

:  like that of or suitable to learned persons


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