belletrist


bel·le·trist

noun \bel-ˈle-trist\

Definition of BELLETRIST

:  a writer of belles lettres
bel·le·tris·tic also belle–let·tris·tic \ˌbe-lə-ˈtris-tik\ adjective

Variants of BELLETRIST

bel·le·trist also belle–let·trist \bel-ˈle-trist\

Origin of BELLETRIST

belles lettres
First Known Use: 1801

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