Definitions: (1) displaying knowledge, accuracy, and analytical ability; (2) orderly and thorough in methods of study; reflective; devoted to learning; (3) a well-read person; erudite; academic

Derivation: Latin, “school”

• Don’t appear so scholarly, pray. Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood. — Jean-Baptiste Poquelin [aka Moliere] (1622-1673) French playwright
• Every child needs to become literate in one or more languages, and every child should become comfortable in the major scholarly disciplines – historical, scientific, mathematical, and artistic-humanistic thinking. Beyond that, I am not in favor of a uniform system. I think there should be some choices. — Howard Earl Gardner (1943-) American developmental psychologist