1. poet

noun. ['ˈpoʊət'] a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).


  • writer
  • bard
  • elegist
  • poetess
  • sonneteer
  • author
  • odist


  • poete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • poeta (Latin)

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Rhymes with Poet

  • mowatt
  • mowat
  • kohut

Sentences with poet

1. Noun, singular or mass
The poet may show how something is like or unlike the subject.

Quotes about poet

1. A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
- Henry Moore

2. I think that that's why artists make art - it is difficult to put into words unless you are a poet. What it takes is being open to the flow of universal creativity. The Zen artists knew this.
- Alex Grey

3. Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.
- Robert Morgan

2. poet-singer

noun. a singer of folk songs.


  • troubadour
  • jongleur
  • minstrel
  • vocalizer
  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer