Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A composer of verses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A composer of verses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A writer of verse; one who is skilled in meters.

Etymologies

Compare French m├ętricien. See meter rhythm. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For a craftsman who can use all the intricate resources of good prose successfully to create an illusion that he is inspired in his least abandoned moments, it is child's play to use the more obvious devices of the metrician to similar effect.

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Mr Kipling is a wonderful metrician; but that is not the question.

    Rudyard Kipling

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