lettered

adjective let·tered \ ˈle-tərd \

Definition of lettered

1 a : learned, educated
b : of, relating to, or characterized by learning : cultured
2 : inscribed with or as if with letters

Examples of lettered in a Sentence

  1. the lettered crowd is well acquainted with the author, but the average person probably hasn't heard of him

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First Known Use of lettered

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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