Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person engaged in various literary works: literary critic, essayist, writer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who occupies himself with literature; a literary man; a literatus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A literary man; one who is engaged in literary work; one who adopts literature as a profession.

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

  • n. a writer of literary works

Etymologies

From French, from Latin litterator ("critic"). (Wiktionary)

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