- a person who rhapsodizes.
- (in ancient Greece) a person who recited epic poetry, especially professionally.
- a person who speaks or writes rhapsodies
- a person who speaks with extravagant enthusiasm
- Also: rhapsode (ˈræpsəʊd) (in ancient Greece) a professional reciter of poetry, esp of Homer
1650s, from French rhapsodiste, from rhapsode, from Greek rhapsodos (see rhapsody).