sonnet sonnet  /ˈsɑ nɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  2. (v) praise in a sonnet
  3. (v) compose a sonnet

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Anti-Stratfordians say that there is, in fact, nothing solid linking Shakespeare with the plays, poems and sonnets attributed to him.
  2. Just like when you write a sonnet or haiku, there are rules you have to abide by.
  3. Typical is his sonnet to the Prince of Wales: My admiration for the Prince of Wales Is far-flung as a fleet of royal sails.

News

  • Name the Game, No. 78

    During May 1984, Pocono Central Catholic's Andrew Sonnet paused for a celebratory moment with a fellow player during a high school baseball game at the Tim O'Boyle Memorial Field in Paradise Valley. He would graduate just a few weeks later.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Pocono Record

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Quotes

  1. * HL Mencken described it as "The only American invention as perfect as a sonnet."
    on Jul 29, 2004 By: HL Mencken Source: Financial Express

  2. Wordsworth complained in 1844 in his "Sonnet on the Projected Kendal and Windermere Railway."
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: William Wordsworth Source: New York Times

  3. "In the time when the conventions were much more obvious and abstract - the sonnet or the heroic couplet - it was pretty clear when something was complete," Merwin said. "But it's not so clear now. I don't have any kind of religious...
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: WS Merwin Source: New York Times

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