verb (used with object), ver·si·fied, ver·si·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), ver·si·fied, ver·si·fy·ing.
Origin of versify
Examples from the Web for versifier
"Luttrell" (Henry), a talker and versifier very well known in his own day, but of less enduring reputation than some others.A Letter Book|George Saintsbury
There is one little circumstance more which connects the humble name of this versifier with that of Chaucer.Amenities of Literature|Isaac Disraeli
Besides his labors as a playwright, he worked as translator, versifier, and general maker of books.
These efforts were enough to prove his taste and gifts as a versifier.Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers|William Edward Winks
He is one of those triflers called poets, me-thinks—a versifier, a scribbler of jingling rhymes.
British Dictionary definitions for versifier
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for versify
Word Origin and History for versifier
mid-14c. (implied in versifier), from Old French versifier "turn into verse" (13c.), from Latin versificare "compare verse," from versus "verse" (see verse) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Versified; versifying.