the literati

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the literati

: educated people who know about and are interested in literature
  • a new novelist who has been embraced by the literati

Word by Word Definitions

literati play
  1. : the educated class

  2. : persons interested in literature or the arts


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