What does the word illiterate mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Uneducated; uncultured.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Illiteracy.

Usage examples for illiterate

  1. For I am told that many of these French people are devilish illiterate, and I am sure they are devilish cunning. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  2. It was an illiterate peasant girl who fooled you, and you believed it all. – Fruits of Culture by Leo Tolstoy