Definition: Poet

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From Old French poete, from Latin poēta (poet, author), from Ancient Greek ποιητής or poiētḗs (creator, maker, author, poet), from ποιέω or poiéō (I make, compose). Displaced native Old English sċop.


poet (plural poets)

  1. A person who writes poetry.
  2. A person with a creative or romantic imagination.


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