unscholarly

adjective
un·​schol·​ar·​ly | \ ˌən-ˈskä-lər-lē How to pronounce unscholarly (audio) \

Definition of unscholarly

: not characteristic of, suitable to, or having the characteristics of a scholar : not scholarly an illogical and unscholarly argument an unscholarly approach an unscholarly person

First Known Use of unscholarly

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Unscholarly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscholarly. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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