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

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 8 Jul. 2020.

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