Definitions for: Doggerel


[n] a comic verse of irregular measure; "he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"



Webster (1913) Definition: Dog"ger*el, a. [OE. dogerel.]
Low in style, and irregular in measure; as, doggerel rhymes.

This may well be rhyme doggerel, quod he. -- Chaucer.


Dog"ger*el, n.
A sort of loose or irregular verse; mean or undignified
poetry.

Doggerel like that of Hudibras. -- Addison.

The ill-spelt lines of doggerel in which he expressed
his reverence for the brave sufferers. --Macaulay.

Synonyms: doggerel verse, jingle

See Also: rhyme, verse

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