a person who is skilled in the use of poetic meters.
Origin of metrist
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Related Words for metristlyricist, writer, dramatist, author, artist, dilettante, rhymer, bard, versifier, maker, parodist, lyrist, librettist, rhymester, muse, poetess, poetaster, balladist, rhapsodist, rimer
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prosody a person skilled in the use of poetic metre
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