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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Poetry that is silly or funny and not intended to be serious.

Usage examples (34)
  • The crowd thinned when the performer launched into his doggerel.
  • He had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind
  • Her comment upon this, in French doggerel, is illuminating.
  • It seems an appropriate time (if there is one) to share this bit of doggerel from a short story by William Sanders: for more
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