Definition of DLitt in English:



(also DLit)
  • 1Doctor of Letters.

    ‘Perhaps the most important Irish novelist writing today, he counts among his many accolades multiple Arts Council awards and an honorary DLitt from Trinity College, Dublin.’
    • ‘On the same morning, he will be given a Doctor of Letters (DLitt).’
    • ‘She won the Patrick White Literary Award in 1983 and received an honorary DLitt from the University of Sydney in 1986.’
    • ‘The archive aims to have the catalog of its entire collection available via the Web by next year, says director Graham Richards, DLitt, a professor of psychology at Staffordshire University.’
  • 2Doctor of Literature.



/ˌdēˈlit/ /ˌdiˈlɪt/


From Latin Doctor Litterarum.