Definition of Literator

1. n. One who teaches the letters or elements of knowledge; a petty schoolmaster.



Definition of Literator

1. Noun. A literary person, a man of letters. ¹

2. Noun. One who writes professionally. ¹

3. Noun. A learned person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Literator

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Literator

1. 1. One who teaches the letters or elements of knowledge; a petty schoolmaster. 2. A person devoted to the study of literary trifles, especially. Trifles belonging to the literature of a former age. "That class of subjects which are interesting to the regular literator or black-letter " bibliomane," simply because they have once been interesting." (De Quincey) 3. A learned person; a literatus. Origin: L. Litterator, literator. See Letter. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Literator

literate
literate person
literately
literateness
literatenesses
literates
literateur
literateurs
literateuse
literateuses
literati
literatim
literation
literations
literato
literator (current term)
literators
literatuer
literatuers
literature
literatures
literatus
literbike
literbikes
literose
liters
lites
lith
lith-
lithaemia

Literary usage of Literator

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

1. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"... was by an adoption of their educational institutions, now perfected into a system such as the Greeks never developed. The School of the literator (or ..."

2. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"... was by an adoption of their educational institutions, now perfected into a system such as the Greeks never developed. The School of the literator (or ..."

3. Source Book of the History of Education for the Greek and Roman Period by Paul Monroe (1901)
"Some there are who draw a distinction between a literati and a literator, ... but only as a literator, meaning that he was not a proficient in letters, ..."

4. The Bookman (1897)
"I should like to think that the naturalised literator was supplanting the ... literator is a good English word : I have found it in the careful pages of ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"Congreve's freedom from the fussy egotism of the literator served him in good stead in regard to the Old Bachelor. Dryden, while declaring that he ‘ never ..."

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