1. scholarly

adjective. ['ˈskɑːlɝli'] characteristic of scholars or scholarship.


  • donnish
  • academic
  • pedantic
  • bookish
  • profound
  • learned
  • studious
  • erudite
  • critical


  • nonintellectual
  • uncritical
  • superficial
  • uneducated

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Rhymes with Scholarly

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Sentences with scholarly

1. Adjective
With the prevalence of scholarly work published online, much of your research may be gleaned from the Internet.

Quotes about scholarly

1. I'm not trying to tell you,"he said "that only educated men are able to contribute something valuable to the world. It's not so.But I do say that educated and scholarly men, if they're brilliant and creative to begin with--which, unfortunately, is rarely the case--tend to leave infinitely more valuable records behind them than men do who are MEREly brilliant and creative.
- J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

2. The spread of secondary and latterly of tertiary education has created a large population of people, often with well-developed literary and scholarly tastes, who have been educated far beyond their capacity to undertake analytical thought.
- Peter Medawar

3. Not a good book. It attempts to take a complex subject and make it assessable to the layman with cartoons, and in this effort it fails. Moreover, the authors often take biased stances, and while I agree with them for the most part it nonetheless detracts from any scholarly offerings in which they wish to partake.
- Richard Appignanesi, Introducing Postmodernism