Definition of Keats

1. Noun. Englishman and romantic poet (1795-1821).

Exact synonyms: John Keats
Generic synonyms: Poet



Definition of Keats

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=Middle English dot=) from a (etyl enm) byname meaning "a kite (bird)". ¹

2. Proper noun. John Keats, English poet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Keats

Kazis
Kd
KeV
Kean
Keane
Keanes
Keano
Keara
Kearney
Kearns
Kearns-Sayre syndrome
Keating-Hart
Keating-Hart's method
Keaton
Keatonesque
Keats (current term)
Keatsian
Keavy
Keb
Kebecois
Keble
Kechua
Kechuan
Kecskemét
Kedah
Kedaung Kali Angke
Keddie
Keddy
Keegan
Keeley

Literary usage of Keats

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"The boyhood of Keats, from his tenth to his fifteenth year, was accordingly spent in ... George Keats adds, what we know also from his own confession, ..."

2. The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt by Leigh Hunt (1850)
"AND now to speak of Keats, who was introduced to me by his schoolmaster's son, ... Keats did not take to Shelley as kindly as Shelley did to him. ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Joseph Severn by William Sharp (1892)
"Every incident of his friendly relationship with Keats is of interest, ... There is some uncertainty as to the date when Keats and Severn first met. ..."

4. An Introduction to English Literature by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1917)
"JOHN Keats. (1795-1821.) The inclination to associate Keats with Byron and Shelley, his contemporaries in poetry, is natural, but in many Keats ways ..."

5. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"TEXTE (Joseph), Études de Littérature européenne: Keats et le néo-hellénisme ... HUNT (Leigh), Foliage, or Poems Original and Translated: To John Keats; ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1826)
"May 3d. on a joint and several bond, given by the plain- Debt on bond. tiff in error and one TM Keats, conditioned to pay defendant in error an annuity of ..."

7. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"As a schoolboy, Keats seems to have been at first remarked chiefly for his ... poet whose influence has left on the poetry of Keats so deep an impression. ..."

8. Century Readings for a Course in English Literature by John William Cunliffe, Karl Young (1915)
"The parents of John Keats were living, at the time of his birth, ... As a boy Keats was a sturdy fellow, with a hot temper, fond of fighting, ..."

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