Definitions For Literal

noun

  • A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

adjective

  • Without interpretation or embellishment
  • Avoiding embellishment or exaggeration (used for emphasis)
  • Being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something

adjective

  • Limited to the explicit meaning of a word or text

Is Literal 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

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
9

The word Literal is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Literal in a Sentence

  • I was using the word in its literal sense.
  • The literal meaning of “know your ropes” is “to know a lot about ropes,” while figuratively it means “to know a lot about how to do something.”
  • A literal translation of a book

Synonyms for Literal

Antonyms for Literal

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