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Noun

  1. a rhapsode.
  2. One who rhapsodizes.

Extensive Definition

In art and literature, rhapsody may mean:
  • Rhapsody (music), an enthusiastic instrumental composition of indefinite form
  • Epic poem, or part of one, that is suitable for recitation at one time, such as a book of Homer's Odyssey
Rhapsody may also refer to:

Computer software

Contemporary entertainment

Use in phrasings

rhapsodist in German: Rhapsody
rhapsodist in Spanish: Rapsodia
rhapsodist in French: Rhapsody
rhapsodist in Korean: 랩소디
rhapsodist in Italian: Rhapsody
rhapsodist in Polish: Rhapsody
rhapsodist in Japanese: ラプソディー

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Don Quixote, Meistersinger, Parnassian, Quixote, addict, arch-poet, ballad maker, ballad singer, balladeer, balladmonger, bard, beat poet, bucoliast, bug, collector, daydreamer, demon, dreamer, dreamer of dreams, eager beaver, elegist, energumen, enthusiast, epic poet, escapist, faddist, fanatic, fiend, fili, folk singer, folk-rock singer, freak, gleeman, great one for, hobbyist, hound, idealist, idyllist, imagist, infatuate, jongleur, laureate, librettist, lotus-eater, major poet, maker, minnesinger, minor poet, minstrel, modernist, nut, occasional poet, odist, pastoral poet, pastoralist, poet, poet laureate, poetress, prophet, pursuer, rhapsode, romancer, romantic, romanticist, satirist, scop, seer, serenader, skald, sonneteer, street singer, strolling minstrel, sucker for, symbolist, troubadour, trouveur, trovatore, utopian, utopianist, utopianizer, vers libriste, vers-librist, visionary, wait, wandering minstrel, wishful thinker, zealot
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