Associations to the word «Sonnet»


SONNET, noun. A fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of fourteen lines that are typically five-foot iambics and rhyme according to one of a few prescribed schemes.
SONNET, verb. (intransitive) To compose sonnets.

Dictionary definition

SONNET, noun. A verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme.
SONNET, verb. Praise in a sonnet.
SONNET, verb. Compose a sonnet.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.