Definition of Rhapsodist

1. n. Anciently, one who recited or composed a rhapsody; especially, one whose profession was to recite the verses of Hormer and other epic poets.



Definition of Rhapsodist

1. Noun. a rhapsode. ¹

2. Noun. One who rhapsodizes. ¹

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Definition of Rhapsodist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhapsodist

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Literary usage of Rhapsodist

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1. Overtones: A Book of Temperaments: Richard Strauss, Parsifal, Verdi, Balzac by James Huneker (1904)
"... Ill NIETZSCHE THE rhapsodist Tell me, where is justice to be found which is love with seeing eyes ? — Also sprach Zarathustra. ..."

2. Some Motives in Pagan Education Compared with the Christian Ideal: A Study by Mary Katharine McCarthy (1914)
"During the latter part of the sixth century BC the "rhapsode" or the rhapsodist, a sort of professional public reciter, sang side by side with the minstrel ..."

3. The Poets of Ireland: A Biographical Dictionary with Bibliographical by David James O'Donoghue (1893)
"THE rhapsodist, or MES SOUVENIRS, an epistle in verse, London, 1817, 8°. MS. note by Rev. NJ Halpin in British Museum copy. Died in 1817, being drowned in ..."

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