What does the word Poetaster mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Poetically.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Poetic, poetical.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An inferior poet.

Usage examples for Poetaster

  1. A good young man with a pathetic career; but a poetaster merely. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  2. Everybody of any education was either a poet or a poetaster. – Bushido, the Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobé
  3. But while the new poetaster informs you of the abstract notion, the ancient poet gives you the concrete fact; as Mr. Tennyson has done with wonderful art in his exquisite " St. Agnes," where the saint's subjective mysticism appears only as embodied in objective pictures: Break up the heavens, oh Lord! – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
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