literati

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plural noun li·te·ra·ti \ ˌli-tə-ˈrä-(ˌ)tē \

Definition of literati

1 :the educated class; also :intelligentsia
2 :persons interested in literature or the arts

Examples of literati in a Sentence

  1. Boston's 19th-century literati often referred to their city as the Athens of America.

Origin and Etymology of literati

obsolete Italian litterati, from Latin, plural of litteratus




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