Meaning of “intellectual” - Learner’s Dictionary

intellectual

adjective uk us /ˌɪntəlˈektjuəl/
THINKING

B2 using or relating to your ability to think and understand things:

intellectual work
intellectual and physical development
INTERESTED IN IDEAS

interested in learning and in thinking about complicated ideas:

She's very intellectual.
intellectually adverb

(Definition of “intellectual adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)