1 of, relating to, concerned with, or characteristic of literature or scholarly writing
a literary discussion, a literary style
2 versed in or knowledgeable about literature
a literary man
3 (of a word) formal; not colloquial (C17: from Latin litterarius concerning reading and writing. See letter)
n a person who manages the business affairs of an author
literary agency n
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