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rhymester

or rime·ster

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

First recorded in 1710–20; rhyme + -ster

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Examples from the Web for rhymester

Historical Examples

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

    The Wallypug in London

    G. E. Farrow

  • “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

rhymester

rimester rhymer or rimer (ˈraɪmə)

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