Definition of poetasting in English:

poetasting

noun

  • The action of writing poetry in the manner of a poetaster; the composition of bad verse.

adjective

  • That writes in the manner of a poetaster.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Defoe (?1660–1731), writer and businessman. From poetast- + -ing<br>1960s; earliest use found in The Daily Telegraph. From poetaste + -ing.

Pronunciation

poetasting

/ˈpəʊɪtastɪŋ//ˌpəʊɪˈteɪstɪŋ//ˌpəʊɪˈtastɪŋ/