verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of sonnet
Related formsson·net·like, adjectiveout·son·net, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for sonnet
Is it possible to follow up a school-shooting episode with lines from Sonnet 116?Television’s Finest Schlock: The ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Episode ‘One One Six’ Is So Damn Shakespearean|Paula Szuchman|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The new book celebrates the sonnet's uneven return to grace.
It is done in the sonnet form, a very beautiful measure which I have made my own.At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern|Myrtle Reed
Being in such distress, I thought it incumbent on me to compose a sonnet; which I copy for you.The Heroine|Eaton Stannard Barrett
This Sonnet was written in the seventh year of her widowhood.The Romance of Biography (Vol 2 of 2)|Anna Jameson
The sonnet, says Masson, may have been written any time between 1652 and 1655.Minor Poems by Milton|John Milton
He spent a whole day over his task, polishing his phrases as a poet does a sonnet.Footsteps of Fate|Louis Couperus
British Dictionary definitions for sonnet
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Culture definitions for sonnet
A lyric poem of fourteen lines, often about love, that follows one of several strict conventional patterns of rhyme. Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John Keats, and William Shakespeare are poets known for their sonnets.