a literary person, especially a writer of literary works.
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How to use littérateur in a sentence
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.
The following observation by an eminent eye specialist and litterateur illustrates the opening paragraph of this chapter.The New Glutton or Epicure | Horace Fletcher
She was the widow of a celebrated litterateur and was herself well known as a brilliant but shallow writer.
And it would be thus the architect, not the litterateur, that would be permanently remembered.Leading Articles on Various Subjects | Hugh Miller
British Dictionary definitions for littérateur
an author, esp a professional writer
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