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- hypercritick (obsolete)
hypercritic (plural hypercritics)
- A carping or unduly censorious critic.
- 1674 (date written), John Dryden, “The Authors Apology for Heroique Poetry; and Poetique Licence”, in The State of Innocence, and Fall of Man: An Opera. […], London: […] T[homas] N[ewcomb] for Henry Herringman, […], published 1677, OCLC 228727029, page 22:
- 'Tis worth our conſideration, a little to examine how much theſe Hypercritiques of Engliſh Poetry, differ from the opinion of the Greek and Latine Judges of Antiquity: […]