HyperDic: sonnet

English > 3 senses of the word sonnet:
NOUNcommunicationsonneta verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
VERBcreationsonnetpraise in a sonnet
creationsonnetcompose a sonnet
sonnet > pronunciation
Soundssaa'niht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > sonnet: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme.
NarrowerPetrarchan sonnet, Italian sonnetA sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd
Shakespearean sonnet, Elizabethan sonnet, English sonnetA sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg
Spenserian sonnetA sonnet consisting of three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab bcbd cdcd ee
Broaderpoem, verse formA composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
Spanishsoneto
Catalansonet
Nounssonneteera poet who writes sonnets
Verbssonnetcompose a sonnet
sonnetpraise in a sonnet
English > sonnet: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningpraise in a sonnet.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Categorypoetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishescribir sonetos, sonetear
Nounssonneta verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
English > sonnet: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningCompose a sonnet.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorypoetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
Broaderverse, versify, poetize, poetiseCompose verses or put into verse
Spanishsonetear
Nounssonneta verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

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