Part of speech:
Miscellaneous items or written works collected together.
Known or understood by only a few:
Relying chiefly on book learning rather than practical experience; impractical or unworldly:
Designating or characteristic of any age like Augustus' age, esp. in having standards or tastes that are classic, as the period of Pope and Addison in English literature
Having obtained an education
Having or showing a wide knowledge gained from reading; learned; scholarly
Requiring or involving the intellect
Of, relating to, or characteristic of scholarship:
Acquainted through study or experience; knowledgeable or skilled:
A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place:
Selections from or parts of a literary work or group of works. Often used as a title.
A miscellany, assortment, or catalog, as of complaints, comments, or ideas:
Imaginative writings as distinguished from technical and scientific writings, esp. when characterized by a polished, highly literary style and, often, a somewhat dilettantish manner
A fine bit of descriptive writing
A collection of literary passages, for use in studying a language
A selection of passages from one or more authors; an anthology.
(Law) A systematic arrangement of abstracts from court decisions designed to simplify the locating of relevant case law.
The art or practice of writing or producing dramatic works.
A passage or segment taken from a longer work, such as a literary or musical composition, a document, or a film.
That part of a French newspaper which contains serialized fiction, light reviews, etc.
The body of written work produced by scholars or researchers in a given field:
To compile or publish an anthology.
Alternative form of academic.
Pedantic, dogmatic, formal, etc.
Find another word for literary. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for literary, like: miscellanea, arcane, bookish, belletristic, learned, anthologized, augustan, educated, erudite, inkhorn and intellectual.