noun \ˈsəb-ˌtekst\

Definition of SUBTEXT

:  the implicit or metaphorical meaning (as of a literary text)
sub·tex·tu·al \ˌsəb-ˈteks-chə-wəl, -chəl\ adjective
sub·tex·tu·al·ly adverb

First Known Use of SUBTEXT



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