illiterati

[ ih-lit-uh-rah-tee, -rey-tahy ]
/ ɪˌlɪt əˈrɑ ti, -ˈreɪ taɪ /

plural noun Informal.

illiterate or ignorant people.

Nearby words

  1. illinoisan,
  2. illiquid,
  3. illite,
  4. illiteracy,
  5. illiterate,
  6. illitic,
  7. illness,
  8. illocution,
  9. illocutionary,
  10. illogic

Origin of illiterati

1780–90; blend of illiterate and literati

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019