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3.
1. To be completely clueless on how to using the subway or other means of public tranportation;

2. To be unable to read a subway map;
Why did he take a taxi to Central Park when he could have just taken the subway?

Because that dumb ass is subliterate.
by JimmyJay May 03, 2007
 
1.
The term pertains to someone unable to use language correctly. The word implies that someone cannot spell, speak, form sentences, or in any way converse at a level at or equal to that of Republican vice-presidential candidates.
"Man, why was ridiculous spelled wrong in that email?"

"Probably because Eric is sub-literate."
by TheCox500 January 28, 2009
 
2.
means the same as obliterate.
man, am I gonna sub-literate those working classes today.
by millerthegorilla January 29, 2009