Origin of literate
Synonyms for literate
Examples from the Web for unliterate
Historical Examples of unliterate
The literary critic, Francis Hackett, somewhere speaks of "the enormous gap between the literate and unliterate American."The American Language
Henry L. Mencken
Word Origin for literate
"educated, instructed," early 15c., from Latin literatus/litteratus "educated, learned," literally "one who knows the letters," formed in imitation of Greek grammatikos from Latin littera/litera "letter" (see letter (n.1)).