Definition of poetastery in English:

poetastery

(also poetastry)

noun

  • The work of a poetaster; feeble or trashy verse or versification.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country. From poetaster + -y; compare -ery.

Pronunciation

poetastery

/ˈpəʊɪtast(ə)ri//ˌpəʊɪˈtast(ə)ri//ˌpəʊɪˈteɪst(ə)ri/