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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

Every utopia - let's just stick with the literary ones - faces the same problem: What do you do with the people who don't fit in?
Margaret Atwood

One of the great privileges of having grown up in a middle-class literary English household, but having gone to school in the front lines in Southeast London, was that I became half-street-urchin and half-good-boy at home. I knew that dichotomy was possible.
Daniel Day-Lewis

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

I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries.
Stephen King

Hell hath no fury like a hustler with a literary agent.
Frank Sinatra
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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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