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lettered

[ let-erd ]
/ ˈlɛt ərd /
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adjective

educated or learned.
of, relating to, or characterized by learning or literary culture.
marked with or as if with letters.

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Origin of lettered

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at letter1, -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM lettered

well-lettered, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lettered

lettered
/ (ˈlɛtəd) /

adjective

well educated in literature, the arts, etc
literate
of or characterized by learning or culture
printed or marked with letters
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