Meaning of scholastic

scho•las•tic

Pronunciation: (sku-las'tik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to schools, scholars, or education: scholastic attainments.
  2. of or pertaining to secondary education or schools: a scholastic meet.
  3. pedantic.
  4. of or pertaining to the medieval schoolmen.
—n.
  1. (sometimes cap.) a schoolman, a disciple of the schoolmen, or an adherent of scholasticism.
  2. a pedantic person.
  3. a student in a scholasticate.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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