[ mi-trish-uhn ]

  1. a metrist.

Origin of metrician

First recorded in 1375–1425, metrician is from the late Middle English word metricion.See metric2, -ian

Words Nearby metrician Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use metrician in a sentence

  • Jonathan Bate argues in the TLS that Swinburne was a master metrician as well as a pioneer in changing sexual attitudes.

    Best of Brit Lit | Peter Stothard | July 9, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Mr Kipling is a wonderful metrician; but that is not the question.

    Rudyard Kipling | John Palmer