or rime·ster

[ rahym-ster ]
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  1. a writer of inferior verse; poetaster.

Origin of rhymester

First recorded in 1710–20; rhyme + -ster

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How to use rhymester in a sentence

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

    The Incendiary | W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • The rhymester who made Robinson Crusoe exclaim, "Oh, solitude, where are the charms that sages have seen in thy face?"

  • And the injured rhymester exclaimed when he read the inscription: ‘You deface every book you give me.’

    The Bibliotaph | Leon H. Vincent
  • The Tuscan rhymester, again, allows himself the utmost licence.

  • So the rhymester was sent for, and his Majesty also came down to hear the wonderful lecture.

    The Wallypug in London | G. E. Farrow

British Dictionary definitions for rhymester


rimester rhymer or rimer (ˈraɪmə)

/ (ˈraɪmstə) /

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

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