literary - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective [usually before noun] 

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/ˈlɪt(ə)rəri/
  1. 1
    involving books or the activity of writing, reading, or studying books

    Dublin’s great literary tradition

    a respected literary critic

    1. a.
      relating to books that are considered to have value as art

      These rhymes have no literary merit.

      She is not a literary writer.