Definition of Melodramatist

1. n. One who acts in, or writes, melodramas.



Definition of Melodramatist

1. Noun. A writer of melodramas. ¹

2. Noun. An actor in melodramas. ¹

3. Noun. A melodramatic person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Melodramatist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melodramatist

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melodizer
melodizers
melodizes
melodizing
melodrama
melodramas
melodramata
melodramatic
melodramatically
melodramatics
melodramatise
melodramatised
melodramatises
melodramatising
melodramatist (current term)
melodramatists
melodramatization
melodramatizations
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melodramatized
melodramatizes
melodramatizing
melodrame
melodrames
melody
melody pipe
melodyless
melodylike
meloe

Literary usage of Melodramatist

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1. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"Like the tragic poet, the melodramatist aims at arousing the feelings of pity and terror, ... The typical melodramatist of the classic stage was Seneca, ..."

2. A Short History of French Literature: (from the Earliest Texts to the Close by George Saintsbury (1901)
"Pixe're'court, a melodramatist and a book- Minor and collector, achieved his first success with a play on the later well-known story of the Dog of Montargis ..."

3. A Book of Prefaces by Henry Louis Mencken (1917)
"The melodramatist offers a double-headed reason, the first part being that the viscount is an amalgam of Satan and Don Juan and the second being that the ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Perils greater than any which the most daring romance- writer or melodramatist ever imagined. W. Matthew». Getting on in the World, p. ..."

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