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Meaning of literary by Wiktionary Dictionary

literary


    Etymology

    From French littéraire .

    Adjective

    literary ( comparative more literary, superlative most literary )

    1. Relating to literature .
    2. Relating to writers, or the profession of literature .
    3. Knowledgeable of literature or writing .
    4. Appropriate to literature rather than everyday writing .
    5. Bookish .

    Synonyms

    External links

    • literary in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • literary in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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Explanation of literary by Wordnet Dictionary

literary


    Adjective
    1. appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing

    2. when trying to impress someone she spoke in an affected literary style
    3. knowledgeable about literature

    4. a literary style
    5. of or relating to or characteristic of literature

    6. literary criticism