Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

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

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

  • noun a writer of literary works

Etymologies

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

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