Definitions for versifier

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•si•fyˈvɜr səˌfaɪ(v.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to put into verse.

    Category: Prosody

  2. (v.i.)to compose verses.

    Category: Prosody

Origin of versify:

1350–1400; ME < OF versifier < L versificāre. See verse , -i- , -fy

ver′si•fi`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rhymer, rhymester, versifier, poetizer, poetiser(noun)

    a writer who composes rhymes; a maker of poor verses (usually used as terms of contempt for minor or inferior poets)

Wiktionary

  1. versifier(Noun)

    One who versifies.

  2. versifier(Noun)

    An inferior poet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Versifier(noun)

    one who versifies, or makes verses; as, not every versifier is a poet

  2. Versifier(noun)

    one who converts into verse; one who expresses in verse the ideas of another written in prose; as, Dr. Watts was a versifier of the Psalms

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