Advertisement

collegial (adj.)

mid-14c., "pertaining to a college," from Latin collegialis, from collegium "community, society, guild," literally "association of collegae," plural of collega "partner in office," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see com-) + leg-, stem of legare "to choose," from PIE root *leg- (1) "to collect, gather." Related: Collegially; collegiality.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of collegial from WordNet

collegial (adj.)
characterized by or having authority vested equally among colleagues; "a tendency to turn from collegial to one-man management"- Merle Fainsod;
collegial harmony
collegial (adj.)
of or resembling or typical of a college or college students;
Synonyms: collegiate
From wordnet.princeton.edu