authoress

noun au·thor·ess \ ˈȯ-th(ə-)rəs \

Definition of authoress

somewhat old-fashioned
: a woman or girl who is an author

First Known Use of authoress

15th century

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authoress

Definition of authoress for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is an author


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