readerly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

reader +‎ -ly

Adjective[edit]

readerly (comparative more readerly, superlative most readerly)

  1. Characteristic of readers.
    • 2009 July 19, Carlo Rotella, “The Genre Artist”, in New York Times[1]:
      It+was+an+extraordinary+display+of+true+readerly+love+—+a+bunch+of+buffs+giving+a+contemporary+genre+writer+the+Shakespearean+variorum+treatment+on+their+own+time.