Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

poet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of poet

  1. a person who writes poetry <Emily Dickinson is famous as the poet who rarely left the house but often journeyed to the depths of the human heart> Synonyms bard, minstrel, muse, poetaster, rhymester (also rimester), versifier Related Words poetess; poet laureate; scop, troubadour; epigrammatist, epigrammatizer, lyricist, rhymer, sonneteer; rhapsode, rhapsodist




Learn More about poet


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up poet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of striking ability or excellence

Get Word of the Day daily email!