ante litteram


Prepositional phrase

  • Before the term existed; before the term was coined.


Similar words


  • From Latin ante ("before") + litteram, accusative singular of littera.

Modern English dictionary

Explore and search massive catalog of over 900,000 word meanings.

Word of the Day

Get a curated memorable word every day.

Challenge yourself

Level up your vocabulary by setting personal goals.

And much more

Try out Vedaist now.