epistolatory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj epistolatory written in the form of or carried on by letters or correspondence "an endless sequence of epistolary love affairs","the epistolatory novel"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Epistolatory pertaining to or consisting of epistles or letters: suitable to an epistle: contained in letters
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. epistola—Gr. epistolēepi, stellein, to send.

Usage

In literature:

He circled the room in search of a desk not haunted by epistolatory ghosts.
"The Honorable Percival" by Alice Hegan Rice
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