Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who lives in a garret.
  • n. A poor author; a literary hack.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who lives in a garret; a poor author; a literary hack.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of a garret; hence, an impecunious author.

Etymologies

garret +‎ -eer (Wiktionary)

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