sonneteer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian sonettiere, from sonetto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sonneteer (plural sonneteers)

  1. (sometimes derogatory) A writer of sonnets or small poems.
    • Alexander Pope
      Some starved hackney sonneteer.

Verb[edit]

sonneteer (third-person singular simple present sonneteers, present participle sonneteering, simple past and past participle sonneteered)

  1. To compose sonnets.