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ˈpoʊ ɪtpo·et

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Wiktionary4.7 / 3 votes

  1. poetnoun


  2. poetnoun

    A person who writes poems.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 6 votes

  1. poet

    bard, singer, rhymer, rhymster, author of poems

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poetnoun

    a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. poetnoun

    bard, author of poems

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. poetnoun

    bard, laureate, versifier, rhymster, poetaster, troubadour, jongleur

PPDB, the paraphrase database1.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "poet":

    shaer, al-shaer, poets, poetry, bard, poetic

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  1. Edith Sitwell:

    The poet speaks to all men of that other life of theirs that they have smothered and forgotten.

  2. David Garrick:

    Here lies poet Goldsmith, for shortness called Noll, Who wrote like an Angel, but talked like poor Poll

  3. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay:

    Language, the machine of the poet, is best fitted for his purpose in its rudest state. Nations, like individuals, first perceive, and then abstract. They advance from particular images to general terms. Hence the vocabulary of an enlightened society is philosophical, that of a half-civilized people is poetical.

  4. Joe Biden:

    California Sen. Kamala Harris need to reform criminal justice, to make sure black mothers feel confident when they send their child, their son, out on the street -- he's going to be safe, we have to recognize that kid wearing the hoodie may very well be the next poet laureate and not a gang-banger.

  5. E. M. Cioran:

    Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there.

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