from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun an illiterate person who does not know the alphabet


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