Compartir esta entrada

literary División en sílabas: lit·er·ar·y
Pronunciación: /ˈlidəˌrerē/

Definición de literary en inglés:


1 [attributive] Concerning the writing, study, or content of literature, especially of the kind valued for quality of form: the great literary works of the nineteenth century
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The second broad topic of dissension concerns the modes of analysis in literary and cultural studies.
  • These ideas have gained a lot of currency in the study of literary genres.
  • Eventually, he found an agent after one of his short stories was published in a literary magazine.
written, poetic, artistic, dramatic
1.1Concerned with literature as a profession: it was signed by such literary figures as Maya Angelou
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The support of leading literary figures, Burns scholars and leading entertainers lent weight to the cause.
  • Considered to be an immense literary figure, he earned his place in history with a simple tearjerker.
  • But then it was read by the literary editor of the Washington Post, who was amazed by what he saw.
well read, widely read, educated, well educated
2(Of language) associated with literary works or other formal writing; having a marked style intended to create a particular emotional effect.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Yes, I do feel if Urdu has to survive as a literary language it has to increase its vocabulary.
  • This endeavor focused on folklore and history and began to unify the Ukrainian literary language.
  • His language is very accessible as it is closer to the speaking rather than the literary language.
formal, written, poetic, dramatic;
elaborate, ornate, flowery;


Mid 17th century (in the sense 'relating to the letters of the alphabet'): from Latin litterarius, from littera (see letter).



Pronunciación: /ˈlidəˌrerəlē/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Authors such as William Faulkner, William Styron, Richard Wright, Eudora Welty, and Elizabeth Spencer, to name just a few, have been attracted both personally and literarily to Southern Europe.
  • More ambitious both literarily and graphically, it makes for the better read.
  • One reason for believing the reports are fictions is that apocalypses seem to allude literarily to previous apocalypses.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Let me now assuage the fear of theory by pointing out that there are theories which actually threaten or ignore the literariness of literature.
  • This displacement seems also to occur in this discussion, were it not for the fact that its theoretical insights respond to the novel's complex negotiation of literariness.
  • In fact, though, the novel's real interest is in its own literariness.

Palabras que riman con literary

brasserie • chancery

Compartir esta entrada


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día exemplum
Pronunciación: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
an example or model...