Meaning of scholarly

schol•ar•ly

Pronunciation: (skol'ur-lē), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, like, or befitting a scholar: scholarly habits.
  2. having the qualities of a scholar: a scholarly person.
  3. concerned with academic learning and research.
—adv.
  1. like a scholar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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