litterateur[ lit-er-uh-tur; French lee-tey-ra-tœr ]SEE DEFINITION OF litterateur
Synonyms for litterateur
- bookish person
- learned person
- person of letters
- wise person
Antonyms for litterateur
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LITTERATEUR
The litterateur in Wagners estimation had no fixed purpose, no ideal.
A composer, pianist, and litterateur, who is still living in Poland.
His fame is greater as a dramatist and litterateur than as a poet.
The Hotel Helicon is a place to delight the artist and the litterateur.
But he had been too well educated for an American litterateur.
He is above all else a litterateur who is addressing an audience with a decided taste for good literature.
No Judeo-German litterateur has ever been able to make more than a scanty living, and that only sporadically, out of his books.
He was a well-known French litterateur, and director of the library of the Arsenal.
But, at a certain point, the musician in Richard Strauss asserts himself above the litterateur.
How joyfully I would shed the very last drop of my blood to preserve the life of a scholar, of a litterateur, of a man of worth.
"a literary man," 1806, from French littérateur, from Latin litterator "a grammarian, philologist," from littera "letter" (see letter (n.1)). Sometimes Englished as literator (1630s, often with a deprecatory sense). Fem. form is littératrice.