Definitions

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  • n. An illiterate person who does not know the letters of the alphabet

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not knowing the alphabet; illiterate.
  • n. One who does not know the alphabet; one who cannot read.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an illiterate person who does not know the alphabet

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On my frequent travels to Cuba, I have never met an analphabet.

    The Sudden Curve:

  • Some issues seem ridicuolous to me, I do not know if they can realise that in many cases they write much to explain nothing, or that they use uncertain data given as pure truth, and that they seem to consider any skeptical just a child and a scientifical analphabet.

    Unthreaded #10 « Climate Audit

  • As a complete dendro analphabet – I made a bit of search about dendrology done in my country and a dendrologist and a climatologist Rudolf Brazdil commented in one of his Czech papers:

    Bring the Proxies Up to Date!! « Climate Audit

  • He called her again “Condolencia” [Condolences] and suggested that he would send the alphabetization method “Yo si Puedo” [yes, I can] to her since “she is showing to be a complete analphabet”.

    01/23/2005 - 01/30/2005

  • And of the Mohammedan population nearly all the women are analphabet.

    India, Its Life and Thought

  • My two best friends:one is racist and analphabet,the other said the world will end because there is too much faggots and bitches.

    Harold Bloom, literary lion, loses his shit on Potter fans…again « raincoaster

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    August 11, 2008

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    August 11, 2008