Definition of Sonnetizing

1. Verb. (present participle of sonnetize) ¹



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Definition of Sonnetizing

1. sonnetize [v] - See also: sonnetize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonnetizing

sonnet
sonneted
sonneteer
sonneteered
sonneteering
sonneteerings
sonneteers
sonneter
sonneters
sonneting
sonnetist
sonnetists
sonnetize
sonnetized
sonnetizes
sonnetizing (current term)
sonnetlike
sonnets
sonnetted
sonnetting
sonnies
sonny
sonny Jim
sonny boy
sonobuoy
sonobuoys
sonochemical
sonochemically
sonochemistry
sonofabitch

Literary usage of Sonnetizing

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1. Southern Literary Messenger (1838)
"He is addressing an imaginary mistress, the eidolon of nearly all his sonnetizing. " Oh how much more doth beauty beauteous seem, By that sweet ornament ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"42)—for a second cousin of his ; and a few pages later we have him describing the same great man as alternately philandering, sonnetizing, and satirizing ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1837)
"From immemorial time, they have been sonnetizing dark and black eyes, to the almost utter neglect of all others. Your novelists never in painting a heroine, ..."

4. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1837)
"From immemorial time, they have been sonnetizing dark and black eyes, to the almost utter neglect of all others. Your novelists never in painting a heroine, ..."

5. Shakespeare by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1922)
"... which the poet was playing at the same time with passion and the art of sonnetizing it, and occasionally realizing that he had been playing with fire. ..."

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