Definition of 'poet'

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His home swung with actors, poets, writers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His home swung with actors, poets, writers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Have there any great poets appeared since him? Adam Sisman The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)We tend to know more about the lives of those who were the great poets or the great generals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Would it be a worthwhile monument to the first great avant-garde poet of the twentieth century? The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The aim is to fuel the nation's enthusiasm for verse and to provide a platform for poets and poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In her way she was an artist to rival any that could be found in this fabled city of painters, poets and song. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is as if the poet, or poetry itself, is spying on our ephemeral existence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He painted more than over 200 writers, poets and celebrities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Rich people mixed with artists, actors, poets and painters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I love poetry and poets of all kinds, and rarely leave home without a volume of verse somewhere about my person. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Easy to mock, maybe - or to say that the people affected need doctors or psychiatrists rather than poetry and poets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)


Synonyms of 'poet'

bard, rhymer, lyricist, lyric poet

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Translations for 'poet'

British English: poet /ˈpəʊɪt/ NOUN
A poet is a person who writes poems.
He was a painter and poet.
  • American English: poet
  • Arabic: شاعِر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: poeta
  • Chinese: 诗人
  • Croatian: pjesnik
  • Czech: básník
  • Danish: digter
  • Dutch: dichter
  • European Spanish: poeta
  • Finnish: runoilija
  • French: poète
  • German: Dichter
  • Greek: ποιητής
  • Italian: poeta
  • Japanese: 詩人
  • Korean: 시인 작가
  • Norwegian: dikter
  • Polish: poeta
  • European Portuguese: poeta
  • Romanian: poet
  • Russian: поэт
  • Spanish: poeta
  • Swedish: poet
  • Thai: กวี
  • Turkish: şair
  • Ukrainian: поет
  • Vietnamese: nhà thơ


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