clerkly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clerk +‎ -ly

Adjective[edit]

clerkly (comparative more clerkly, superlative most clerkly)

  1. Of clerks; befitting a clerk.
    the clerkly life

Adverb[edit]

clerkly (comparative more clerkly, superlative most clerkly)

  1. (obsolete) In a scholarly manner.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)