literary knowledge, ability, or learning: a man of letters
literary culture in general
an official title, degree, etc, indicated by an abbreviation: letters after one's name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use letters in a sentence
He established letters pages to communicate with readers, his side of the discussion bopping with hepcat lingo.‘True Believer’ tries to capture Stan Lee. It isn’t easy. | Glen David Gold | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Gang tattoos are still inked onto his face, like scarlet letters.
But then, I would look at the letters that people have sent.
If the embargo were effective, the Castro brothers would have been doing Love letters with the Duvaliers years ago.
Red letters scrawled underneath seem to be Ramone thinking aloud: “I wonder but I think so.”‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings | Melissa Leon | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The remark comes to mind while reading The Selected letters of Norman Mailer.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness | Ronald K. Fried | December 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.Pearls of Thought | Maturin M. Ballou
letters coming from him from time to time prove that he was alive and well at least until three months ago.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
The book contains many words in which some though not all of the letters are in italics, for example Swordsman.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels | Jonathan Swift
At that time, the postage on letters from that region was very high, sometimes as much as fifty or sixty cents, or even a dollar.The Boarded-Up House | Augusta Huiell Seaman