K̲h̲ayālī Mehmed Bey (died at Edirne in 1556), nicknamed Bekār Memi ("Memi the Bachelor"), was an Ottoman poet born in Yenice-i Vardar (modern Giannitsa, Greece). He was a bitter enemy of poet Yahya Bey.[1]

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