aliteracy

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noun alit·er·a·cy \ ˌā-ˈli-tər-ə-ˌsē , ə-ˈ \

Definition of aliteracy

:the quality or state of being able to read but uninterested in doing so

aliterate

play \-ˈli-tər-ət\ adjective or noun

First Known Use of aliteracy

1981


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