Full of or conducive to good will among colleagues; friendly and respectful.
An office with a collegial atmosphere.
Collegial is defined as something that relates to college life.
An example of collegial parties are fraternity parties.
With authority or power shared equally among colleagues.
Characterized by mutual consideration and respect among colleagues.
The definition of collegial is peers or associates sharing equal consideration, power or authority.
An example of collegial is a collegial community where everyone must be in full agreement in order for a decision to be made.
Origin of collegial
- Middle English from Latin collēgiālis of colleagues from collēgium association collegium
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French collégial