Definition of literator in English:

literator

noun

  • 1A person engaged in literary pursuits; a writer; = "littérateur". Now rare.

  • 2A person concerned with textual criticism, commentary, and analysis. Now rare.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin litterātor (also literātor) schoolteacher, frequently used disparagingly, in post-classical Latin also writer, author from littera + -tor, suffix forming agent nouns.

Pronunciation

literator

/ˈlɪtəˌreɪtə/