HyperDic: scholarly

English > 1 sense of the word scholarly:
ADJECTIVEallscholarlycharacteristic of scholars or scholarship
scholarly > pronunciation
Soundsskaa'lerliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > scholarly: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningcharacteristic of scholars or scholarship.
Examples
  • "scholarly pursuits"
  • "a scholarly treatise"
  • "a scholarly attitude"
Narroweracademic, donnish, pedanticmarked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
bookish, studiousCharacterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
erudite, learnedHaving or showing profound knowledge
See alsocriticalCharacterized by careful evaluation and judgment
intellectualappealing to or using the intellect
profoundshowing intellectual penetration or emotional depth
Oppositeunscholarlynot scholarly
Spanishacadémico, erudito, estudioso, universitario
Catalanerudit
Nounsscholara learned person (especially in the humanities)

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