versifier


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ver·si·fy

 (vûr′sə-fī′)
v. ver·si·fied, ver·si·fy·ing, ver·si·fies
v.tr.
1. To change from prose into metrical form.
2. To treat or tell in verse: versify stories from the Bible.
v.intr.
To write verses.

[Middle English versifien, from Old French versifier, from Latin versificāre : versus, verse; see verse1 + -ficāre, -fy.]

ver′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ver′si·fi′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.versifier - a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

versifier

noun
One who writes poetry:
Translations

versifier

[ˈvɜːsɪfaɪəʳ] Nversificador(a) m/f, versista mf

versifier

n (pej)Verseschmied(in) m(f), → Dichterling m
References in classic literature ?
Since the Paris days Hayward had immersed himself in the modern French versifiers, and, such a plethora of poets is there in France, he had several new geniuses to tell Philip about.
And yet his work stands out from the ruck of the contemporary versifiers as a balas ruby among carrots.
This procedure ceased to be important everywhere long before the literary period, but it led to the frequent composition by humble versifiers of more deliberate poems which were still 'popular' because they circulated by word of mouth, only, from generation to generation, among the common people, and formed one of the best expressions of their feeling.
At this stage of the affair the poor girl respectfully intimated that she was secretly engaged to that popular character whom the novelists and versifiers call Another, and that such a marriage would make Dust of her heart and Dust of her life--in short, would set her up, on a very extensive scale, in her father's business.
I specifically relished the exhortation The Versifier presents dealing with Discussion of climate and weather conditions; this section is important and timely particularly today.
Skillful versifier and good speaker, the Bedouin did not have a very intense religious life, perhaps due to the lack of a suitable place for prayer.
Children's author, short-story writer, playwright and versifier Roald Dahl was born in Cardiff
De versifier ce climat, cette atmosphere, cette geographie, ces secrets mystiques de ce terroir combien penche dans l'histoire.
Baxter was a long-time employee of the Herald, a versifier who published two books of poetry, an urban planner in the Boston area, and, later in life, author of a book on Spanish colonial architecture in Mexico.
Sacombe does not do the job of an anatomist, he is a clinician versifier of human actions, who displays his medical knowledge by means of a lyrical discourse.
Now Porky the Poet is back, this time at the Baltic Social in Parliament Street, where he's appearing with fellow versifier Tim Wells as part of the Writing on the Wall's Shell Shock Festival.
care critique custody & control the very academic versifier takes his time has a millennium in which to choose his rhyme the airiest well-financed contemplation has to offer-- his