Definitions For Illiterate


  • A person unable to read


  • Uneducated in the fundamentals of a given art or branch of learning; lacking knowledge of a specific field


  • Lacking culture, especially in language and literature
  • Not able to read or write

Is Illiterate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Illiterate is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Illiterate in a Sentence

  • She didn't want anyone to know that she was illiterate.
  • She is politically illiterate and has never voted in an election.
  • He's illiterate when it comes to computers.

Synonyms for Illiterate

Antonyms for Illiterate

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