adjective \-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


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