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  • n. a mania for writing poetry, especially doggerel

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mania for writing verses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mania for writing poetry.


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  • (noun) - A species of insanity in which the patient evinces a rage for reciting poetry. From Greek metreon, metre, and mainomai, to be insane. --Rev. John Boag's Imperial Lexicon of the English Language, c. 1850

    February 4, 2018

  • JM is averse to gaining his metromanics licence

    March 25, 2009