HyperDic: letters

English > 2 senses of the word letters:
NOUNcognitionlettersthe literary culture
cognitionlettersscholarly attainment
letters > pronunciation
Soundsleh'terz
Rhymesacres ... years: 69 rhymes with erz...
English > letters: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe literary culture.
Example"this book shows American letters at its best"
BroadercultureThe tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
Spanishletras
Catalanlletres
English > letters: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningscholarly attainment.
Example"he is a man of letters"
Broadereruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedismprofound scholarly knowledge
Spanishletras
Catalanlletres

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