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doggerel in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdoggereldog‧ge‧rel /ˈdɒɡərəl $ ˈdɒː-, ˈdɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  ALpoetry that is silly or funny and not intended to be serious
Examples from the Corpus
doggerelBut such a book may begin as lyrical mystery and end as doggerel.One didn't measure Bolan by his doggerel, but by his pucker.The Fool in "King Lear" speaks mostly doggerel.Points are awarded for each item and bonus points for any lines of doggerel quoted.But don't expect much more than pompous doggerel in the words.He uses doggerel and lampoon as weapons against his captors.