aliterate

aliterate

[ey-lit-er-it]
noun
1.
a person who is able to read but rarely chooses to do so: Schools are worried about producing aliterates who prefer television to books.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of aliterates.

Origin:
see a-6, literate

aliteracy, noun
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aliterate (eɪˈlɪtərɪt)
 
n
1.  a person who is able to read but disinclined to do so
 
adj
2.  of or relating to aliterates

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