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Definition of "scholarly" []

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of scholars or scholarship: scholarly pursuits; a scholarly edition with footnotes. See Synonyms at learned. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scholarly" in a sentence
  • "More temporary faculty means less access to tenured faculty engaged in scholarly activity."
  • "I would love to be able to express my missing-meta-maxime in scholarly terms .. because it seems to me there is something to be formalised in this direction …."
  • "He specialized both in scholarly editions of classic authors, and English literature, Malthus, Boswell, Johnson, Marlowe, Shakespeare and Isaac Walton."