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