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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A fourteen line poem which rhymes in a certain pattern.

Usage examples (31)
  • William Shakespeare was a masterful sonnet writer.
  • That the sonnet is a cover story is suggested by Wordsworth's private account of meeting
  • Wordsworth's sonnet is equally disturbing, and tranquil.
  • A sonnet is short, but that doesn't mean it's easy to write a good one! for more
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