or rime·ster



a writer of inferior verse; poetaster.

Origin of rhymester

First recorded in 1710–20; rhyme + -ster

Synonyms for rhymester

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Examples from the Web for rhymester

Historical Examples of rhymester

  • “Oh, you are a great deal too particular,” remarked the Rhymester crossly.

  • “Waste of money, I call it,” said the Rhymester, sniffing contemptuously.

  • “Oh, one was, ‘You are requested not to put your feet on the cushions,’” said the Rhymester.

  • The young gentleman who is a rhymester himself, grows interested.

    The Passionate Elopement

    Compton Mackenzie

  • Dobbs exploded in a paroxysm of laughter and coughing over his own cleverness as a rhymester.

    The Incendiary

    W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy

British Dictionary definitions for rhymester


rimester rhymer or rimer (ˈraɪmə)


a poet, esp one considered to be mediocre or mechanical in diction; poetaster or versifier
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