Definition of Idyllist

1. Noun. A writer of idylls; an idyllic poet or writer; one who depicts idyllic or pastoral subjects. ¹



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Definition of Idyllist

1. idylist [n -S] - See also: idylist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idyllist

iduronate
iduronate sulfatase
iduronic acid
iduronidase
idyl
idylatries
idylatry
idylist
idylists
idyll
idyllian
idyllic
idyllical
idyllically
idyllics
idyllist (current term)
idyllists
idylls
idyls
idée
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ie
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if't
if, as and when
if I were you
if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail
if and only if
if anything

Literary usage of Idyllist

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"Strictly speaking, Gilbert White was not a poet or an idyllist, ... Yet although he may not be termed an idyllist, his book deserves to be classed among ..."

2. American Literature, 1607-1885 by Charles Francis Richardson (1888)
"This is the soul not only of the life-romancer but of every true lyrist and idyllist. The choice (and now very rare) London collection of Sted- A lyrist and ..."

3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"Among the lesser writers of the turn of the century there may be named the once famous idyllist and still respected translator Johann Voss (1751-1826); ..."

4. English Literature During the Last Half Century by John William Cunliffe (1919)
"He had taken rank as an idyllist, and an idyllist for many readers he remained long after the full scope of his intention as a novelist was revealed. ..."

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