Definition of unliterate in English:

unliterate

adjective

  • Unable to read or write, illiterate (now rare). Later, more generally: unacquainted with, or uninterested in, literature or writing; characterized by a lack of learning or education; unliterary. Also as noun (with the): illiterate or unliterary people as a class.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Hall's Vnion: Henry IV. From un- + literate.

Pronunciation

unliterate

/(ˌ)ʌnˈlɪt(ə)rət/