Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of rhymester.

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  • n. One who rimes

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rimer; a maker of rimes, generally of an inferior order; a would-be poet; a poetaster.

Etymologies

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Derived from rime +‎ -ster.

Examples

  • 'Son of Flecknoe,' and Dryden represented Shadwell as having inherited the stupidity of an obscure Irish rimester named Flecknoe, recently deceased.

    A History of English Literature

  • But Burns had no money; the brothers 'farm had not prospered, and Jean's father, a stern old Scotsman, would have nothing to say to Robert, who was in his opinion a bad man, and a wild, unstable, penniless rimester.

    English Literature for Boys and Girls

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