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subliterature

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noun sub·lit·er·a·ture \-ˈli-tə-rə-ˌchu̇r, -ˈli-trə-ˌchu̇r, -ˈli-tə(r)-ˌchu̇r, -chər, -ˌtyu̇r, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of subliterature

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



1952

First Known Use of subliterature

1952


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