Definition of Rhymer

1. Noun. A writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets).

Exact synonyms: Poetiser, Poetizer, Rhymester, Versifier
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Poetise, Poetize, Rhyme, Rhyme, Rhyme, Versify



Definition of Rhymer

1. n. One who makes rhymes; a versifier; -- generally in contempt; a poor poet; a poetaster.

Definition of Rhymer

1. Noun. (archaic) A minstrel. ¹

2. Noun. One who makes, composes, or recites rhymes or simple poems. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rhymer

1. one that rhymes [n -S] - See also: rhymes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhymer

rhy
rhykenologist
rhykenologists
rhyku
rhymable
rhyme
rhyme off
rhyme or reason
rhyme royal
rhyme scheme
rhyme schemes
rhymed
rhymeless
rhymelessness
rhymelike
rhymer (current term)
rhymeries
rhymers
rhymery
rhymes
rhymester
rhymesters
rhymic
rhymical
rhyming
rhyming slang
rhymist
rhymists
rhynchobdellea
rhynchocephala

Literary usage of Rhymer

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1. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"If Thomas the rhymer lived in tho thirteenth century, it is an anachronism to allude ... Thomas the rhymer, and Thomas Rymer were totally different persons. ..."

2. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1838)
"The family of the bride stand at the threshold with another rhymer, whose duty it ... The rhymer of the bridegroom advances first, and uncovering his head, ..."

3. The poetical works of sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1827)
"From Ibis we may infer, lhat the rhymer was now dead; since we find his son disposing of the family property. Still, however, the argument of the learned ..."

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