Definition of Litterateur

1. Noun. A writer of literary works.

Exact synonyms: Essayist
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Specialized synonyms: Charles Lamb, Elia, Lamb
Derivative terms: Essay



Definition of Litterateur

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

Definition of Litterateur

1. Noun. A person engaged in various literary works: literary critic, essayist, writer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Litterateur

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Litterateur

1. One who occupies himself with literature; a literary man; a literatus. "Befriended by one kind-hearted litterateur after another." Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Litterateur

litrebikes
litres
lits
lits de justice
litten
litter
litter-basket
litter-bearer
litter basket
litter box
litter boxes
litter frog
litter lout
litter size
litter tray
litterateur (current term)
litterateurs
litterateuse
litterateuses
litterbag
litterbags
litterbin
litterbox
litterboxes
litterbug
litterbugs
littered
litterer
litterers
litterfall

Literary usage of Litterateur

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"1812 Г. litterateur; Ш4-Ш4 Ж. Villena, Juan Femando Pacheco, Marquis of, Spanish minister of Henry IV. ; 1450 K. Villenave, ..."

2. German Atrocities, Their Nature and Philosophy: Studies in Belgium and by Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker, Newell Dwight Hillis (1918)
"... CHAPTER VI litterateur AND BOOK-HUNTER Y great-grandfather, Matthias Pennypacker, had a reputation for vigorous and apt expression. ..."

3. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS, litterateur [Address by Charles Dudley Warner, critic, novelist, man of letters (born in Plainfield, Mass., ..."

4. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... delicious indulgence of his one single idea to the zealot, strong in faith, fierce and narrow in his creed; to the sentimentalist and litterateur, ..."

5. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"... (JOHN,) an English litterateur and teacher of elocution, born in London in 1764. He published in 1787 a collection of poems. ..."

6. The Autobiography of a Pennsylvanian by Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker (1918)
"CHAPTER VI litterateur AND BOOK-HUNTER Y great-grandfather, Matthias Pennypacker, had a reputation for vigorous and apt expression. ..."

7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"Kurth, and other Belgian Roman Catholic litterateur*; and a volume by Francois Carez on Verlaine, France, and other contemporary authors. ..."

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