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Literary meaning

literary - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. Pertaining to, or versed in, learning or literature.

literary - examples of usage

  1. I can even imagine that the literary man, if he chanced to be a personal friend, would try to save me from myself by begging me not to put anything of this sort into print. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  2. Then he turned to Mrs. Elmore, and while he held her hand in his right, he placed his left affectionately on Elmore's shoulder, and, looking at Lily, he said, " You ought to get Miss Lily to help you out with your history, Professor; she has a very good style,- quite a literary style, I should have said, if I hadn't known it was hers. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  3. I hope it won't be a literary one, with a fancy for running my department." - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
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