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Sonnet meaning in English

Meaning of Sonnet in English

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Sonnet

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Noun

1. sonnet

a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

Verb

2. sonnet

praise in a sonnet

3. sonnet

compose a sonnet

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Sonnet

see synonyms of sonnet
noun
1. 
a verse form of Italian origin consisting of 14 lines in iambic pentameter with rhymes arranged according to a fixed scheme, usually divided either into octave and sestet or, in the English form, into three quatrains and a couplet
verb
2. (intransitive)
to compose sonnets
3. (transitive)
to celebrate in a sonnet

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Sonnet

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noun
1. 
a poem normally of fourteen lines in any of several fixed verse and rhyme schemes, typically in rhymed iambic pentameter: sonnets characteristically express a single theme or idea
see also Petrarchan sonnet, Shakespearean sonnet
verb transitive, verb intransitive
2. 
sonnetize

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Sonnet

see synonyms of sonnet
n.
1. A 14-line verse form often in iambic pentameter, having one of several conventional rhyme schemes and usually featuring a shift in mood or tone after the eighth or twelfth line.
2. A poem in this form.

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