a writer of mediocre verse; rhymester; would-be poet
Origin of poetasterModL: see poet and -aster
A writer of insignificant, meretricious, or shoddy poetry.
Origin of poetasterNew Latin poētaster Latin poēta poet ; see poet . Latin -aster pejorative suff
Borrowed from the New Latin poÄ“taster. poet +"Ž -aster