Meaning of literary
Pronunciation: (lit'u-rer"ē), [key]
- pertaining to or of the nature of books and writings, esp. those classed as literature: literary history.
- pertaining to authorship: literary style.
- versed in or acquainted with literature; well-read.
- engaged in or having the profession of literature or writing: a literary man.
- characterized by an excessive or affected display of learning; stilted; pedantic.
- preferring books to actual experience; bookish.
- literary (Thesaurus)