Simple Definition of literary
: of or relating to literature
: used in literature
: having a lot of knowledge about literature : known for reading or writing books
Full Definition of literary
Examples of literary
Do his books have any literary merit?
Mystery fiction is only one of many literary forms.
an essay written in a very literary style
The author uses many literary devices in his work.
He entered the literary world right out of college.
She hired a literary agent.
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