extraliterary

adjective
ex·​tra·​lit·​er·​ary | \ ˌek-strə-ˈli-tə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce extraliterary (audio) \

Definition of extraliterary

: lying outside the field of literature

Examples of extraliterary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dune is a space opera, an allegory for ecological disaster, a disquisition on power—and an unending source of inspiration for all manner of extraliterary pursuits. The Editors, Wired, 28 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of extraliterary

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Extraliterary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extraliterary. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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