HyperDic: literary

English > 3 senses of the word literary:
ADJECTIVEpertliteraryof or relating to or characteristic of literature
allliteraryknowledgeable about literature
allliteraryappropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing
literary > pronunciation
Soundslih'tereh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > literary: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of literature.
Example"literary criticism"
Spanishliterario
Catalanliterari
Nounsliteraturecreative writing of recognized / recognized artistic value
English > literary: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningknowledgeable about literature.
Example"a literary style"
BroaderliterateVersed in literature
Spanishliterario
Catalanliterari
Nounsliteraturethe humanistic study of a body of literature
English > literary: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningAppropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing.
Example"when trying to impress someone she spoke in an affected literary style"
Broaderformal(of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms
Spanishliterario
Catalanliterari

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