nonliterary

adjective non·lit·er·ary \ ˌnän-ˈli-tə-ˌrer-ē \

Definition of nonliterary

: not literary
  • In the work of novelists who have tasted other occupations, one generally finds an inverse correlation over the years between degree of literary success and degree of contact with nonliterary reality.
  • —James Lardner
  • nonliterary sources

First Known Use of nonliterary

1850


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