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Definition of Literary

Literary

  1. Of or pertaining to letters or literature; pertaining to learning or learned men; as, literary fame; a literary history; literary conversation.
  2. Versed in, or acquainted with, literature; occupied with literature as a profession; connected with literature or with men of letters; as, a literary man.

Literary Quotations

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Anais Nin

Satire lies about literary men while they live and eulogy lies about them when they die.
Voltaire

Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.
Erma Bombeck

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
Thomas Carlyle

My favorite book is anything by Kurt Vonnegut - he's my literary hero. I got to meet him several times, which was a great thrill for me. I don't really remember what we talked about.
Steven Wright
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Literary Translations

literary in Dutch is letterkundig, litterair, literair
literary in German is literarisch, literarische, literarisch
literary in Hungarian is irodalmi
literary in Italian is letterario
literary in Latin is philologus
literary in Spanish is literario

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