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A movement in French art and literature characterized by a repudiation of meaning and the use of letters (sometimes invented) as isolated units.
1940s; earliest use found in Time. From French lettrisme (although this is first attested slightly later: 1947 in the title of a work by Isidore Isou) from lettre + -isme.
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