subliterature


sub·lit·er·a·ture

noun \-ˈli-tə-rə-ˌchr, -ˈli-trə-ˌchr, -ˈli-tə(r)-ˌchr, -chər, -ˌtyr, -ˌtr\

Definition of SUBLITERATURE

:  popular writing (as mystery or adventure stories) considered inferior to standard literature

First Known Use of SUBLITERATURE

1952

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