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po·et·ess

 (pō′ĭ-tĭs)
n.
Derogatory A woman who is a writer of poems. See Usage Note at -ess.

poetess

(ˈpəʊɪtɛs)
n
(Poetry) poetry archaic literary a female writer of poems

po•et•ess

(ˈpoʊ ɪ tɪs)

n.
a woman who writes poetry.
[1520–30]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.poetess - a woman poetpoetess - a woman poet        
poet - a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

poetess

noun
One who writes poetry:
Translations
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poetess

(o.f.) [ˈpəʊɪtes] Npoetisa f

poetess

nDichterin f, → Poetin f (old)

poetess

[ˈpəʊɪtɛs] npoetessa
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It is tinged with the Pre-Raphaelite mystic medievalism; and a quiet and most affecting sadness is its dominant trait; but the power and beauty of a certain small part of it perhaps entitle her to be called the chief of English poetesses.
Les participantes ont recommande l'edition de l'ensemble des poemes declames tout au long de cette edition, ainsi que la traduction des recueils des poetesses conviees.
The poetesses from Rawalpindi/Islamabad including Amin Rathor, Bushaira Saeed, Fakhra Noureen, Rukhsana Sehr, Tabassum Ikhlaq, Robina Shad, Rehana Waqar, Samina Siddiqui, Farhana Ali, Riffat Waheed and Farheen Ch recited their poetry on issues of women.
The poetesses from Sukkur and Khairpur districts recited their poetry on feminine issues.
The festival has also invited three well-known poetesses to recite two poems every night.
Fane was celebrated in Wilde's first periodical issue, yet ignored in his acclamation of poetesses because, as Susan Brown argues of the late-century woman poet, Fane's daring poetic experimentation positioned her apart from the poetess model.
Actualites Eecrit par Mohamed Nait Youssef Journee mondiale de la poesie Les poetes et poetesses du monde celebrent, ce 21 mars, la journee mondiale de la poesie.
AF In graduate school, I studied with the late Americanist lay Fliegelman and did archival research on forgotten American poetesses, discovering much of their lost writing on microfiche.
The poetry collection titled Na Thsay Na Aks (Neither shadow nor reflection) that won her the honour has been listed in the Kashmiri literature category and the award is in recognition of her contribution to the revival of Kashmir's long tradition of poetesses.
The themes are revolution and medievalism, Keats and spasmodicism, poetesses, and Gypsies.
This week, Simin Behbahani, 82, one ofthe country's most popular poetesses for decades, was barred from leaving the country to speak at an event in Paris for International Women's Day.
Samrah is a gathering of women and girls who stand in two opposite two lines, moving up and down while clapping and sweetly singing verses composed by poetesses as a drummer goes around.