(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or expressed by a writing system that is not alphabetic

2. not alphabetic

- an analphabetic arrangement of letters

- Jesperson's system of phonetic transcription is analphabetic

3. having little acquaintance with writing

Similar word(s): illiterate, unlettered


1. an illiterate person who does not know the alphabet

Similar word(s): analphabet

Definition categories: person, illiterate, nonreader