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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A writer of creative literature.

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  • A PERI-palooza of other groups with a leg up on stardom: Rock Bottom Remainders: Dave Barry, Stephen King and Amy Tan lead belletrist bar band.
  • One of the five he named is philosopher and belletrist Brandon Watson of Siris who, declining to use the delightfully ego-stroking graphic offered to us, has in turned...
  • Today belles lettres both in French and English, is used rather rarely and the noun “belletrist” and the adjective “belletristic” have assumed a faintly derisive shade...
  • Peter Riis, proprietor of The New Companion and a "shameless and hardened belletrist," noticed the recent renaissance of hat-related posts here and sent me a link to a... for more
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