Associations to the word «Poet»


POET, noun. A person who writes poems.
POËT, noun. (rare or archaic) Alternative spelling of poet
POET LAUREATE, noun. A poet officially appointed by a government, often expected to compose poems for state occasions and other government events
POET LAUREATE, noun. (obsolete) One who received an honorable degree in grammar, including poetry and rhetoric, at the English universities; -- so called as being presented with a wreath of laurel
POET LAUREATE, noun. (British) Formerly, an officer of the king's household, whose business was to compose an ode annually for the king's birthday, and other suitable occasions; now, a poet officially distinguished by such honorary title, the office being a sinecure. It is said this title was first given in the time of Edward IV
POET SHIRT, noun. A loose-fitting blouse with full bishop sleeves, usually decorated with large frills on the front and on the cuffs.
POET SHIRTS, noun. Plural of poet shirt

Dictionary definition

POET, noun. A writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).

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