anti-literary

adjective
an·​ti-lit·​er·​ary | \ ˌan-tē-ˈli-tə-ˌrer-ē, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-literary (audio) \

Definition of anti-literary

: opposed to or not in conformity with literary values or methods : deliberately or emphatically not literary We are an unintellectual as well as an anti-literary country. We like leaders who give us simple answers.— Norma Klein

First Known Use of anti-literary

1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-literary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-literary. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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