scholarly

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scholar +‎ -ly

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scholarly (comparative more scholarly, superlative most scholarly)

  1. Characteristic of a scholar.
    • 1995, Almanac of the Federal Judiciary, page 24:
      “He writes incredible opinions and becomes an advocate for his position. He is a very scholarly man.”
    • 2014, Louie Giglio, Passion: The Bright Light of Glory, page 186:
      For those of you that are so scholarly and you've been around the Church for so long, you're like, “Clearly, that is a reference to the triune Godhead.”
  2. Of or relating to scholastics or scholarship.

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scholarly (comparative more scholarly, superlative most scholarly)

  1. (US) In a scholarly manner