Part of speech: adjective

Like a scholar; learned; erudite.

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Usage examples "scholarly":

  1. Some such feeling must be entertained by the old- fashioned, scholarly sceptics at all times met with in highly intellectual communities. - "The Religious Life of London", J. Ewing Ritchie.
  2. From there I went to the hotel, and in conversation with a scholarly looking gentleman, learned that he was a lawyer. - "Twenty Years of Hus'ling", J. P. Johnston.
  3. Besides being scholarly in the modern sense, Mr. Fidler possessed the more uncommon accomplishment of a familiarity with the oriental languages. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.