Definition of Poetaster

1. n. An inferior rhymer, or writer of verses; a dabbler in poetic art.



Definition of Poetaster

1. Noun. An unskilled poet. ¹

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Definition of Poetaster

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poetaster

poenology
poephaga
poeps
poeses
poesie
poesied
poesies
poesy
poesying
poet
poet's daffodil
poet-singer
poet laureate
poetaster (current term)
poetasters
poetastry
poetess
poetesses
poetic
poetic justice
poetic licence
poetic license
poetic rhythm
poetical
poetically
poeticalness
poeticalnesses
poeticals

Literary usage of Poetaster

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1. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"poetaster. POETIZAR, га. To write verses, to write like a ... poetaster, a vile poet. POI,A>A, sf. Top of the shoe which covers the POLAR, a. ..."

2. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... that he hesitated to identify himself with either actor or poet.1 Passages in Ben Jonson's ' poetaster,' moreover, pointedly suggest that Shakespeare ..."

3. Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Baretti (1851)
"poetaster. POETIZAR, га. To write verses, to write like a ... poetaster, a vile poet. POI,A>A, sf. Top of the shoe which covers the POLAR, a. ..."

4. A Life of William Shakespeare by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... that he hesitated to identify himself with either actor or poet.1 Passages in Ben Jonson's ' poetaster,' moreover, pointedly suggest that Shakespeare ..."

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