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Other users have misspelling illiterate as:

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  1. ilitrate 12.82%
  2. iliterate 7.69%
  3. illetrate 6.41%
  4. illerate 5.13%
  5. illterate 3.85%
  6. ilitrat 3.85%
  7. illeterate 2.56%
  8. illitertate 2.56%
  9. Other 55.13%

Definitions of illiterate


  1. uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field
  2. not able to read or write
  3. lacking culture, especially in language and literature


  1. a person unable to read

Examples of illiterate

  1. Even in 1935 they were being sent an ‘astonishing amount of illiterate and unintelligent writing’, but practised readers spent little time on it.
  2. It was into this lawless milieu that Devi was born, the second daughter of a low-caste illiterate farmer.
  3. When you come to the world of weblogs for the first time you will probably find to your horror that they are written by foul-mouthed illiterates, self-obsessed juveniles (of all ages), assorted bigots and swivel-eyed fruitcakes.

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