prosodist

/pros"euh dist/, n.
an expert in prosody.
[1770-80; PROSOD(Y) + -IST]

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  • Prosodist — Pros o*dist, n. One skilled in prosody. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prosodist — prosody ► NOUN 1) the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry. 2) the theory or study of these patterns, or the rules governing them. 3) the patterns of stress and intonation in a language. DERIVATIVES prosodic adjective prosodist noun.… …   English terms dictionary

  • prosodist — noun see prosody …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prosodist — noun A person involved with prosody …   Wiktionary

  • prosodist — pros·o·dist …   English syllables

  • prosodist — /ˈprɒsədəst/ (say prosuhduhst), /ˈprɒz / (say proz ) noun someone who studies or is knowledgeable about prosody …   Australian English dictionary

  • prosodist — ˈpräsədə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: prosody + ist : a specialist in prosody …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prosodian — Pro*so di*an, n. A prosodist. Rush. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prosody — noun (plural dies) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin prosodia accent of a syllable, from Greek prosōidia song sung to instrumental music, accent, from pros in addition to + ōidē song more at pros , ode Date: 15th century 1. the study of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Polymath — A polymath (Greek polymathēs , πολυμαθής, having learned much )The term was first recorded in written English in the early seventeenth century Cite web url=http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=polymath searchmode=none title=Online Etymology …   Wikipedia

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