literate person

Definitions of literate person
  1. noun
    a person who can read and write
    synonyms: literate
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    examples:
    Samuel Pepys
    English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)
    types:
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    alphabetiser, alphabetizer
    a literate person who can arrange items in alphabetical order
    reader
    a person who can read; a literate person
    writer
    a person who is able to write and has written something
    decipherer
    a reader capable of reading and interpreting illegible or obscure text
    diarist, diary keeper, journalist
    someone who keeps a diary or journal
    map-reader
    a person who can read maps
    scrawler, scribbler
    a writer whose handwriting is careless and hard to read
    skimmer
    a rapid superficial reader
    good speller, poor speller, speller
    someone who spells words
    transcriber
    someone who makes a written version of spoken material
    transcriber
    someone who rewrites in a different script
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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