unliterary

adjective
un·lit·er·ary | \ ˌən-ˈli-tə-ˌrer-ē \

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

First Known Use of unliterary

1788, in the meaning defined above

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