Meaning of poeticule in English:


Pronunciation /pəʊˈɛtɪkjuːl/


  • A petty or insignificant poet.

    ‘The very name of this poeticule spells disaster.’
    • ‘The local community (not to mention London, that Mecca of Establishment poeticules) made nothing of his genius for poetry.’
    • ‘It can only be supposed that Swinburne needed a poeticule to torture.’
    • ‘He does not allow the voice of the pessimist spirit to prevail, as a poeticule of the morbid school would have done.’
    • ‘These days, with hundreds and hundreds of poeticules thronging the academies, the prospect of finding one's way as a poet must daunt the best.’
    verse writer, versifier, verse-maker, rhymester, rhymer, sonneteer, lyricist, lyrist, elegist