metrist

noun
me·​trist | \ ˈme-trist How to pronounce metrist (audio) , ˈmē- How to pronounce metrist (audio) \

Definition of metrist

1 : a maker of verses
2 : one skillful in handling meter
3 : a student of meter or metrics

First Known Use of metrist

circa 1545, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of metrist was circa 1545

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Cite this Entry

“Metrist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metrist. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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