Definition of Poetaster. Meaning of Poetaster. Synonyms of Poetaster

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Definition of Poetaster

Poetaster
Poetaster Po"et*as`ter, n. An inferior rhymer, or writer of verses; a dabbler in poetic art. The talk of forgotten poetasters. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Poetaster from wikipedia

- Poetaster /poʊɪtæstər/, like rhymester or versifier, is a derogatory term applied to bad or inferior poets. Specifically, poetaster has implications of...
- Poetaster is a late Elizabethan satirical comedy written by Ben Jonson that was first performed in 1601. The play formed one element in the back-and-forth...
- Oleaster, signifying a plant like an olive, but less valuable (cf. poetaster), may be applied to: Feral olive trees that have been allowed to run wild...
- Histriomastix, and Thomas Dekker. Jonson attacked the two poets again in Poetaster (1601). Dekker responded with Satiromastix, subtitled "the untrussing...
- The term "versifier" may refer to: a poetaster the versificator regis, or "king's poet"...
- writer, who fancied himself as a poet, earning the derisive label of poetaster. Pye was born in London, the son of Henry Pye of Faringdon House in Berkshire...
- (née Julia Ann Davis; December 1, 1847 – June 5, 1920), was an American poetaster. Like Scotland's William McGonagall, she is famed chiefly for writing...
- quality of work suffered by previous title holders, "as a succession of poetasters had churned out conventional and obsequious odes on royal occasions."...
- the figure Corinna in Ovid's Amores. In Ben Jonson's comedy play, The Poetaster (1601), Julia is the romantic interest of Ovid. The play itself is commonly...
- abandoned in his youth. He meets and hospitably entertains an invidious poetaster, Nicholas Greene, who proceeds to find fault with Orlando's writing. Later...
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