Definition of unclerkly in English:

unclerkly

adjective

  • Not clerkly; not befitting or characteristic of a clerk. In earlier use: †unscholarly (obsolete).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Bridges (?1536–1618), bishop of Oxford. From un- + clerkly.

Pronunciation

unclerkly

/(ˌ)ʌnˈklɑːkli//(ˌ)ʌŋˈklɑːkli/