poetess

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noun po·et·ess \ ˈpō-ə-təs , ˈpō-i- also ˈpȯ(-)i- \

Definition of poetess

:a girl or woman who is a poet

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First Known Use of poetess

1530


POETESS Defined for English Language Learners

poetess

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Definition of poetess for English Language Learners

  • : a girl or woman who writes poems



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