Definition of Belletrists

1. Noun. (plural of belletrist) ¹



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Definition of Belletrists

1. belletrist [n] - See also: belletrist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Belletrists

belleek
belleeks
bellend
bellends
bellerophon
bellerophons
belles
belles-lettres
belles-lettristic
belles lettres
belleter
belleters
belletrism
belletrist
belletristic
belletrists (current term)
bellflower
bellflower family
bellflowers
bellfounder
bellfounders
bellgirl
bellgirls
bellhop
bellhops
bellibone
bellibones
bellicism
bellicist
bellicists

Literary usage of Belletrists

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1. Memoirs by Charles Godfrey Leland (1894)
"My reading may seem to the reader to have been more limited than it was, because I have not mentioned the historians, essayists, or belletrists whose works ..."

2. Literary History of Russia by Aleksander BrĂ¼ckner, Ellis H. Minns (1908)
"We shall proceed in so doing approximately chronologically, thus beginning with the so-called " belletrists" of the forties, ie, those who were brought ..."

3. History of the Eighteenth Century and of the Nineteenth Till the Overthrow by Friedrich Christoph Schlosser (1852)
"From Stockholm, as a centre, a regular conspiracy was organised among the fashionable chivalry, the diplomatists, and the belletrists, against the military ..."

4. An Introduction to English Politics by John Mackinnon Robertson (1900)
"... which gave the immediate suggestion for the constitution of the English Royal Society, contained almost no authors save belletrists and ecclesiastics. ..."

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