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rhyme·ster

also rime·ster  (rīm′stər)
n.
1. One who composes light verse.
2. A minor or inferior poet.
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rhymester

(ˈraɪmstə) or

rimester

;

rhymer

(ˈraɪmə) or

rimer

n
(Poetry) a poet, esp one considered to be mediocre or mechanical in diction; poetaster or versifier
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rhyme•ster

(ˈraɪm stər)

n.
a writer of inferior verse; versifier; poetaster.
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rhymester

a poetaster or poet of little worth; a mere versifier.
See also: Verse
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhymester - 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)
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rhymester

also rimester
noun
One who writes poetry:
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Translations

rhymester

, rhymer
n (pej)Verseschmied m (pej), → Dichterling m (pej)
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References in classic literature ?
He stands out among contemporary rhymesters - magazine rhymesters - as a gladiator stands out in the midst of a band of eunuchs."
I perceived at the end of a certain time, that I lacked something in every direction; and seeing that I was good for nothing, of my own free will I became a poet and rhymester. That is a trade which one can always adopt when one is a vagabond, and it's better than stealing, as some young brigands of my acquaintance advised me to do.
thirteenth-century rhymesters" who wrote in this mode.