use professorially in a sentence.
He concluded that Rachel Maddow is too nice, Chris Matthews too uncreative, and Lawrence O'Donnell too professorially subdued.
Leo ran his hand through his beard professorially.
Robert C. Wood, whose book popularized the word "suburbia," set down his drink and was professorially patient.
As he professorially cleared his throat ( "Well, you know, I …"), a sharp laugh erupted from Hillary, who exclaimed, "I want to hear this!"
So what's he doing in his professorially cluttered Stockholm office talking about precommercial interfaces and chain capital?