Definition of doggerel
: loosely styled and irregular in measure especially for burlesque or comic effect; also : marked by triviality or inferiority
Origin of doggerel
Middle English dogerel, probably diminutive of dogge dog
First Known Use: 14th century
Simple Definition of doggerel
: poetry that is poorly written and that often is not meant to be taken seriously
Full Definition of doggerel
: doggerel verse
Examples of doggerel in a sentence
a few lines of doggerel
First Known Use of doggerel
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