post·​lit·​er·​ate ˌpōst-ˈli-tə-rət How to pronounce postliterate (audio)
 also  -ˈli-trət
: relating to or occurring after the introduction of the electronic media

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postliterate was in 1960

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“Postliterate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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