Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A versifier.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A versifier.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun According to Orwells' '1984' - A machine for creating songs. Sometimes applied to the pop music industry as an accusation of creating music that fits set formulae but has no real feeling.

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Examples

  • The words of these songs were composed without any human intervention whatever on an instrument known as a versificator.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The words of these songs were composed without any human intervention whatever on an instrument known as a versificator.

    Highbrow and lowbrow

  • Here were produced rubbishy newspapers containing almost nothing except sport, crime and astrology, sensational five-cent novelettes, films oozing with sex, and sentimental songs which were composed entirely by mechanical means on a special kind of kaleidoscope known as a versificator.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

  • Here were produced rubbishy newspapers, containing almost nothing except sport, crime, and astrology, sensational five-cent novelettes, films oozing with sex, and sentimental songs which were composed entirely by mechanical means on a special kind of kaleidoscope known as a versificator.

    From The Archive: The Clocks Striking Thirteen

  • Here were produced rubbishy newspapers, containing almost nothing except sport, crime, and astrology, sensational five-cent novelettes, films oozing with sex, and sentimental songs which were composed entirely by mechanical means on a special kind of kaleidoscope known as a versificator.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Here were produced rubbishy newspapers containing almost nothing except sport, crime and astrology, sensational five-cent novelettes, films oozing with sex, and sentimental songs which were composed entirely by mechanical means on a special kind of kaleidoscope known as a versificator.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

  • Someone a few years back had proposed the rather silly hypothesis that Saint Poet was the same person as the "scurrilous versificator" once mentioned in the Journals of the Venerable Abbot Jerome, but the only substantiating "evidence" for this notion was that Pfardentrott -- or was it Esser Shon?

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

  • Zerchi suspected that the thin book of verse had been penned by one of the secular scientists who had visited the abbey to study the Memorabilia at about that time, and that one of them could probably be identified with the "scurrilous versificator" and possibly with the Saint Poet of folklore and fable.

    A Canticle for Leibowitz

  • The words of these songs were composed without any human intervention whatever on an instrument known as a versificator.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • Here were produced rubbishy newspapers containing almost nothing except sport, crime and astrology, sensational five-cent novelettes, films oozing with sex, and sentimental songs which were composed entirely by mechanical means on a special kind of kaleidoscope known as a versificator.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

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