Definition of Sonneteer

1. Noun. A poet who writes sonnets.

Generic synonyms: Poet
Derivative terms: Sonnet



Definition of Sonneteer

1. n. A composer of sonnets, or small poems; a small poet; -- usually in contempt.

2. v. i. To compose sonnets.

Definition of Sonneteer

1. Noun. A writer of sonnets. ¹

2. Verb. To compose sonnets. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sonneteer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonneteer

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Literary usage of Sonneteer

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1. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1906)
"... as a sonneteer—The Prothalamion and Epithalamion—The Faerie Queene, and its stanza—A true prosodic entity—The diction—Capacities of the stanza, ..."

2. Sonnets on the Sonnet: An Anthology (1898)
"THE Sonneteer LIMITED The lazy poet is the sonneteer, Who in twice-seven lines puts all he knows Of something, be it wood, or mead, or rose, Or love, ..."

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