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Meaning of LETTERED

Pronunciation:  'leturd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  highly educated; having extensive information or understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable audience"
  2. [adj]  able to read and write well

LETTERED is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: educated, enlightened, knowing, knowledgeable, learned, literate, well-educated, well-read



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Let"tered\ (l[e^]t"t[~e]rd), a.
1. Literate; educated; versed in literature. `` Are you not
   lettered?'' --Shak.

         The unlettered barbarians willingly accepted the aid
         of the lettered clergy, still chiefly of Roman
         birth, to reduce to writing the institutes of their
         forefathers.                          --Milman.

2. Of or pertaining to learning or literature; learned. `` A
   lettered education.'' --Collier.

3. Inscribed or stamped with letters. --Addison.

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