Sonnetize Son"net*ize, v. i. To compose sonnets. [1913 Webster]

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  • sonnetize — [sän′ə tīz΄] vi., vt. sonnetized, sonnetizing to write sonnets (about) …   English World dictionary

  • sonnetize — sonnetization, n. /son i tuyz /, v., sonnetized, sonnetizing. v.i. 1. to write sonnets. v.t. 2. to write sonnets on or to. Also, esp. Brit., sonnetise. [1790 1800; SONNET + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • sonnetize — son·net·ize …   English syllables

  • sonnetize — əˌtīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) intransitive verb : to compose a sonnet transitive verb : to compose a sonnet on or to …   Useful english dictionary

  • sonneteer — /son i tear /, n. 1. a composer of sonnets. v.i. 2. to compose sonnets; sonnetize. [1580 90; SONNET + EER; r. earlier sonnetier < It sonnettiere] * * * …   Universalium

  • sonnet — [sän′it] n. [Fr < It sonnetto < Prov sonet, dim. of son, a sound, song < L sonus, a SOUND1] a poem normally of fourteen lines in any of several fixed verse and rhyme schemes, typically in rhymed iambic pentameter: sonnets… …   English World dictionary

  • son|net|ize — «SON uh tyz», verb, ized, iz|ing. –v.i. to compose sonnets. –v.t. to make the subject of a sonnet; celebrate in a sonnet: »Now could I sonnetize thy piteous plight (Robert Southey) …   Useful english dictionary

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