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synonyms for poetaster

  • artist
  • author
  • balladist
  • bard
  • dilettante
  • dramatist
  • librettist
  • lyricist
  • lyrist
  • maker
  • metrist
  • muse
  • odist
  • parodist
  • poetess
  • rhapsodist
  • rhymer
  • rhymester
  • rimer
  • sonnetist
  • versifier
  • writer
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How to use poetaster in a sentence

I believe that any English poet of to-day would be thankful for the concision that a Chinese poetaster attains without effort.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
Any poetaster can describe a thunderstorm; it requires a poet to describe the ancient and quiet sky.
VARIED TYPESG. K. CHESTERTON
After commencing his education in a shop or counting-house, the poetaster sets up as a manufacturer of verse.
THACKERAYANAWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Cynthia's Revels was a satire on the courtiers and the Poetaster on Jonson's literary enemies.
FROM CHAUCER TO TENNYSONHENRY A. BEERS
Among the accusers were a young poetaster, Melitos, the tanner Anytos, and the orator Lykon.
HISTORICAL MINIATURESAUGUST STRINDBERG
Historians have more to tell of the meanest Athenian scribbler or Elizabethan poetaster than of me.
THE HOUSE OF THE VAMPIREGEORGE SYLVESTER VIERECK
But he really deserved the name just affixed to him: he was a poetaster, and nothing more.
A HISTORY OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE (1780-1895)GEORGE SAINTSBURY
A good young man with a pathetic career; but a poetaster merely.
A HISTORY OF NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERATURE (1780-1895)GEORGE SAINTSBURY
Jonson, himself, finally made apologies in verses appended to printed copies of the "Poetaster."
BROWNING'S ENGLANDHELEN ARCHIBALD CLARKE
It was a satire on an English priest there, a wretched poetaster named Flecknoe.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 2, NO. 4, MARCH, 1851VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO POETASTER

  • artist
  • author
  • balladist
  • bard
  • dilettante
  • dramatist
  • librettist
  • lyricist
  • lyrist
  • maker
  • metrist
  • odist
  • parodist
  • poetaster
  • rhapsodist
  • rhymer
  • rimer
  • sonnetist
  • versifier
  • writer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.