Definition of rhymester in English:



  • A person who composes rhymes, especially simple ones.

    • ‘To be so rhythmic while a rhymester - may heaven forfend!’
    • ‘Her phrasing and performance of the lyrics here, not just by Sondheim but also by some of the seminal rhymesters of the stage is remarkable.’
    • ‘‘While he is a great rhymester,’ he writes, ‘his songs eschew the accentual-syllabic metres of standard poetry.’’
    • ‘Alongside the newcomers is Morecambe-based poet and rhymester Alan Swift, who regularly performs at Spotlight and other venues.’
    • ‘Reshteh, as Perry points out, was ‘the only word for noodle known in the several 13th century Arabic cookery books and in the poems of the 14th century Persian rhymester Bushaq’.’
    • ‘The Dutch-English rhymester Bernard Mandeville articulated the mistaken supposition in 1705.’
    • ‘Well two lucky rhymesters have won double passes to Splendour in the Grass on July 19-20 with their entries in the Echo's Splendour competition.’
    • ‘It has use only for the venal, propagandistic rhymesters.’
    • ‘These misplaced terms offend my disposition and occur only to the mind of a novice rhymester, who calls on Apollo for inspiration; for my part, I renounce him, and know nothing at all except my nature.’
    • ‘I apologise to any purists in case the following suggestion is seen as something of a sacrilege, but can I ask you to help us in calling all Yorkshire poets, rhymesters, bards, balladeers and singers to help us save our pub?’
    poet, versifier, verse-maker, rhymer, sonneteer, lyricist, lyrist, elegist
    View synonyms