unliterary

adjective
un·​lit·​er·​ary | \ ˌən-ˈli-tə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce unliterary (audio) \

Definition of unliterary

: not literary D. H. Lawrence died in March 1930, when I was just 13 years old and too unliterary to notice.— Anthony Burgess Mr. Singer was a modest man with an unassuming and unliterary style of life: he liked to wear plain business suits and he preferred dairy restaurants to writers' bars.— Eric Pace

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1788, in the meaning defined above

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“Unliterary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unliterary. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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