- a composer of sonnets.
- to compose sonnets; sonnetize.
Origin of sonneteer
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Examples from the Web for sonneteer
You are as delightful a lyrist as you are a sonneteer, and I could not give you higher praise.Louise Chandler Moulton
Our sonneteer may be said to have borrowed the exclamation from Luther.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 1 (of 2)
George Jacob Holyoake
I carried up six or eight pails of water from the spring and followed the sonneteer's example.Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks
The gift bred an alarm in her bosom beyond any induced by the rhyming passion of the sonneteer.The Sunset Trail
Alfred Henry Lewis
Here they will find him as a sonneteer proclaiming liberty with scarcely less zeal and power than Milton.Victorian Literature
Clement K. Shorter
- a writer of sonnets
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