Elegist El"e*gist, n. A write of elegies. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • elegist — [el′ə jist] n. a writer of an elegy or elegies …   English World dictionary

  • elegist — /el i jist/, n. the author of an elegy. [1765 75; ELEG(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • elegist — noun A writer of funeral songs; one who writes in elegiac verse …   Wiktionary

  • elegist — Synonyms and related words: Meistersinger, Parnassian, arch poet, ballad maker, balladmonger, bard, beat poet, bucoliast, epic poet, fili, idyllist, imagist, jongleur, laureate, librettist, major poet, maker, minnesinger, minor poet, minstrel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • elegist — el·e·gist …   English syllables

  • elegist — el•e•gist [[t]ˈɛl ɪ dʒɪst[/t]] n. pro the author of an elegy • Etymology: 1765–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • elegist — /ˈɛlədʒəst/ (say eluhjuhst) noun the author of an elegy …   Australian English dictionary

  • elegist — noun the author of a mournful poem lamenting the dead • Derivationally related forms: ↑elegy • Hypernyms: ↑poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ovid — For other uses, see Ovid (disambiguation). Publius Ovidius Naso (Ovid) Imaginary depiction of Ovid with laurel wreath (from an engraving) Born March 20, 43 BC Sulmo, Roman Republic (modern …   Wikipedia

  • e|le|gi|ast — «eh LEE jee ast», noun. = elegist. (Cf. ↑elegist) …   Useful english dictionary

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