rhapsodist


rhapsodist

noun

  1. a person who rhapsodizes.
  2. (in ancient Greece) a person who recited epic poetry, especially professionally.

noun

  1. a person who speaks or writes rhapsodies
  2. a person who speaks with extravagant enthusiasm
  3. Also: rhapsode (ˈræpsəʊd) (in ancient Greece) a professional reciter of poetry, esp of Homer
n.

1650s, from French rhapsodiste, from rhapsode, from Greek rhapsodos (see rhapsody).

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