authoress

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noun au·thor·ess \ˈȯ-th(ə-)rəs\

Definition of authoress

somewhat old-fashioned

  1. :  a woman or girl who is an author

15th Century

First Known Use of authoress

15th century


AUTHORESS Defined for English Language Learners

authoress

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noun au·thor·ess \ˈȯ-th(ə-)rəs\

Definition of authoress for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is an author


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