Did you maybe mean schoolmaster?
- adj. Befitting a schoolmaster.
- schoolmaster + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Crystal concludes warmly that Fowler was like an endearingly eccentric, schoolmasterly character, driven at times to exasperation by the infelicities of his wayward pupils, but always wanting the best for them and hoping to provide the best guidance for them ….”
“In as much as you can make much of an impression in an atmosphere swinging from febrile to funereal, Mowbray seems sure-footed and his unfussy style does not invite nostalgic comparison with Motty's schoolboy enthusiasm nor with Barry Davies's occasionally schoolmasterly pedantry.”
“Aversion to niche pitches runs all the way from ITV's schoolmasterly Peter Fincham ( "niche interest programme proposals may be better directed at a niche interest channel"), via Sky's untypically blunt Stuart Murphy (ideas "can't be niche"), to even More4's seemingly fed-up Hamish Mykura (who has had his fill of "programmes people bring me that are too small and niche to survive elsewhere").”
“As he walked he extended both his arms and briefly gestured to the senators to take their places, which they did, and somehow that schoolmasterly gesture, and their instant compliance, established his authority.”
“I love this aspect of Obama's campaign -- the schoolmasterly disgust with bad behavior.”
“Hooper replied, in Coleridge's schoolmasterly tone, and they both smiled grimly at the thought of the linguistic strictures under which they were obliged to work.”
“He is a curious character, often elightened and eclectic, he has nevertheless chosen to give the records reviewed a disconcertingly schoolmasterly grade from E - to A+.”
“Seeing him at his desk next to the bald and schoolmasterly Blackwood was, like seeing the classroom dunce placed next to the teacher so an eye could be kept on his work.”
“Remini, his most recent and most schoolmasterly biographer.”
“I wasn't sure that I'd been shown every alley of the labyrinth; my quiet schoolmasterly brother had been reticent in patches and I'd always guessed that it was because probably in some way he'd used his guns.”
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