HyperDic: poet

English > 1 sense of the word poet:
NOUNperson poeta writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
poet > pronunciation
Soundspow'aht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > poet: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).
InstancesAlcaeusGreek lyric poet of Lesbos
Apollinaire, Guillaume Apollinaire, Wilhelm Apollinaris de KostrowitzkiFrench poet
Arnold, Matthew ArnoldEnglish poet and literary critic (1822-1888)
Arp, Jean Arp, Hans ArpAlsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich
Auden, W. H. Auden, Wystan Hugh AudenUnited States poet (born in England) (1907-1973)
Baudelaire, Charles Baudelaire, Charles Pierre BaudelaireA French poet noted for macabre imagery and evocative language (1821-1867)
Benet, Stephen Vincent BenetUnited States poet
Blake, William BlakeVisionary British poet and painter (1757-1827)
Blok, Alexander Alexandrovich Blok, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich BlokRussian poet (1880-1921)
Boccaccio, Giovanni BoccaccioItalian poet (born in France) (1313-1375)
Bradstreet, Anne Bradstreet, Anne Dudley Bradstreetpoet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)
Brecht, Bertolt BrechtGerman dramatist and poet who developed a style of epic theater (1898-1956)
Brooke, Rupert BrookeEnglish lyric poet (1887-1915)
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett BrowningEnglish poet best remembered for love / love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
Browning, Robert BrowningEnglish poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
Burns, Robert Burnscelebrated Scottish poet (1759-1796)
Butler, Samuel ButlerEnglish poet (1612-1680)
Byron, Lord George Gordon Byron, Sixth Baron Byron of RochdaleEnglish romantic poet notorious for his rebellious / rebellious and unconventional lifestyle (1788-1824)
Calderon, Calderon de la Barca, Pedro Calderon de la BarcaSpanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)
Carducci, Giosue CarducciItalian poet considered the national poet of modern Italy (1835-1907)
Carew, Thomas CarewEnglishman and Cavalier poet whose lyric poetry was favored / favored by Charles I (1595-1639)
Catullus, Gaius Valerius CatullusRoman lyric poet remembered for his love / love poems to an aristocratic Roman woman (84-54 BC)
Chaucer, Geoffrey ChaucerEnglish poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400)
Ciardi, John Ciardi, John Anthony CiardiUnited States poet and critic (1916-1986)
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor ColeridgeEnglish romantic poet (1772-1834)
Corneille, Pierre CorneilleFrench tragic dramatist whose plays treat grand moral themes in elegant verse (1606-1684)
Cowper, William CowperEnglish poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
Crane, Hart Crane, Harold Hart CraneUnited States poet (1899-1932)
Cynewulf, CynwulfAnglo-Saxon poet (circa 9th century)
Dante, Dante AlighieriAn Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
Dickinson, Emily DickinsonUnited States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830-1886)
Donne, John DonneEnglish clergyman and metaphysical poet celebrated as a preacher (1572-1631)
Dryden, John DrydenThe outstanding / outstanding poet and dramatist of the Restoration (1631-1700)
Eliot, T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns EliotBritish poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature
Fitzgerald, Edward FitzgeraldEnglish poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
Frost, Robert Frost, Robert Lee FrostUnited States poet famous for his lyrical poems on country life in New England (1874-1963)
Garcia Lorca, Frederico Garcia Lorca, LorcaSpanish poet and dramatist who was shot dead by Franco's soldiers soon after the start of the Spanish Civil War (1898-1936)
Gilbert, William Gilbert, William S. Gilbert, William Schwenk Gilbert, Sir William GilbertA librettist who was a collaborator with Sir Arthur Sullivan in a famous series of comic operettas (1836-1911)
Ginsberg, Allen GinsbergUnited States poet of the beat generation (1926-1997)
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von GoetheGerman poet and novelist and dramatist who lived in Weimar (1749-1832)
Gongora, Luis de Gongora y ArgoteA Spanish poet whose work was characterized by an affected elegance of style (1561-1627)
Gray, Thomas GrayEnglish poet best known for his elegy written in a country churchyard (1716-1771)
Herrick, Robert HerrickEnglish lyric poet (1591-1674)
HesiodGreek poet whose existing works describe rural life and the genealogies of the gods and the beginning of the world (eighth century BC)
Hoffmannsthal, Hugo von HoffmannsthalGerman poet who wrote libretti for operas by Richard Strauss (1874-1929)
Hogg, James HoggScottish writer of rustic verse (1770-1835)
Homerancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
Hopkins, Gerard Manley HopkinsEnglish poet (1844-1889)
HoraceRoman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC)
Housman, A. E. Housman, Alfred Edward HousmanEnglish poet (1859-1936)
Hughes, Ted Hughes, Edward James HughesEnglish poet (born in 1930)
Hugo, Victor Hugo, Victor-Marie HugoFrench poet and novelist and dramatist
Ibsen, Henrik Ibsen, Henrik Johan Ibsenrealistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
Jarrell, Randall JarrellUnited States poet (1914-1965)
Jeffers, Robinson Jeffers, John Robinson JeffersUnited States poet who wrote about California (1887-1962)
Jimenez, Juan Ramon JimenezSpanish lyric poet (1881-1958)
Jonson, Ben Jonson, Benjamin JonsonEnglish dramatist and poet who was the first real poet laureate of England (1572-1637)
Karlfeldt, Erik Axel KarlfeldtSwedish poet whose works incorporate Swedish customs and folklore (1864-1931)
Keats, John KeatsEnglishman and romantic poet (1795-1821)
Key, Francis Scott KeyUnited States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812
Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb KlopstockGerman poet (1724-1803)
Li PoChinese lyric poet (700-762)
Lindsay, Vachel Lindsay, Nicholas Vachel LindsayUnited States poet who traveled the country trading his poems for room and board (1879-1931)
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth LongfellowUnited States poet remembered for his long narrative poems (1807-1882)
Lovelace, Richard LovelaceEnglish poet (1618-1857)
Lowell, Amy LowellUnited States poet (1874-1925)
Lowell, Robert Lowell, Robert Traill Spence Lowell Jr.United States poet (1917-1977)
Lucretius, Titus Lucretius CarusRoman philosopher and poet
MacLeish, Archibald MacLeishUnited States poet (1892-1982)
Mallarme, Stephane MallarmeFrench symbolist poet noted for his free verse (1842-1898)
Mandelstam, Osip Mandelstam, Osip Emilevich Mandelstam, MandelshtamRussian poet who died in a prison camp (1891-1938)
Marini, Giambattista Marini, Marino, Giambattista MarinoItalian poet (1569-1625)
Marlowe, Christopher MarloweEnglish poet and playwright who introduced blank verse as a form / form of dramatic expression
Marti, Jose Julian MartiCuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
MartialRoman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
Marvell, Andrew MarvellEnglish poet (1621-1678)
Masefield, John Masefield, John Edward MasefieldEnglish poet (1878-1967)
Masters, Edgar Lee MastersUnited States poet (1869-1950)
Mayakovski, Vladimir Vladimirovich MayakovskiSoviet poet
Meredith, George MeredithEnglish novelist and poet (1828-1909)
Milton, John MiltonEnglish poet
Moore, Marianne Moore, Marianne Craig MooreUnited States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872)
Moore, Thomas MooreIrish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)
Morris, William MorrisEnglish poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
Musset, Alfred de Musset, Louis Charles Alfred de MussetFrench poet and writer (1810-1857)
Neruda, Pablo Neruda, Reyes, Neftali Ricardo ReyesChilean poet (1904-1973)
Noyes, Alfred NoyesEnglish poet (1880-1958)
Omar KhayyamPersian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)
Ovid, Publius Ovidius NasoRoman poet remembered for his elegiac / elegiac verses on love / love (43 BC - AD 17)
Palgrave, Francis Turner PalgraveEnglish poet (1824-1897)
Petrarch, Petrarca, Francesco PetrarcaAn Italian poet famous for love lyrics (1304-1374)
PindarGreek lyric poet remembered for his odes (518?-438? BC)
Plath, Sylvia PlathUnited States writer and poet (1932-1963)
Poe, Edgar Allan PoeUnited States writer and poet (1809-1849)
Pope, Alexander PopeEnglish poet and satirist (1688-1744)
Pound, Ezra Pound, Ezra Loomis PoundUnited States writer who lived in Europe
Pushkin, Alexander Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeyevich PushkinRussian poet (1799-1837)
Racine, Jean Racine, Jean Baptiste RacineFrench advocate of Jansenism
Riley, James Whitcomb RileyUnited States poet (1849-1916)
Rilke, Rainer Maria RilkeGerman poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926)
Rimbaud, Arthur Rimbaud, Jean Nicholas Arthur RimbaudFrench poet whose work influenced the surrealists (1854-1891)
Robinson, Edwin Arlington RobinsonUnited States poet
Rostand, Edmond RostandFrench dramatist and poet whose play immortalized Cyrano de Bergerac (1868-1918)
Seeger, Alan SeegerUnited States poet killed in World War I (1888-1916)
Sexton, Anne SextonUnited States poet (1928-1974)
Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Shakspere, William Shakspere, Bard of AvonEnglish poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
Shelley, Percy Bysshe ShelleyEnglishman and romantic poet (1792-1822)
Shevchenko, Taras Grigoryevich ShevchenkoUkranian poet (1814-1861)
Sidney, Sir Philip SidneyEnglish poet (1554-1586)
Silverstein, Shel Silverstein, Shelby SilversteinUnited States poet and cartoonist remembered for his stories and poems for children (1932-1999)
Sitwell, Dame Edith Sitwell, Dame Edith Louisa SitwellEnglish poet (1887-1964)
Southey, Robert SoutheyEnglish poet and friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge (1774-1843)
Spender, Stephen Spender, Sir Stephen Harold SpenderEnglish poet and critic (1909-1995)
Spenser, Edmund SpenserEnglish poet who wrote an allegorical romance / romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599)
Stevens, Wallace StevensUnited States poet (1879-1955)
Suckling, Sir John SucklingEnglish poet and courtier (1609-1642)
Swinburne, Algernon Charles SwinburneEnglish poet (1837-1909)
Symons, Arthur SymonsEnglish poet (1865-1945)
Synge, J. M. Synge, John Millington Synge, Edmund John Millington SyngeIrish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)
Tasso, Torquato TassoItalian poet who wrote an epic poem about the capture of Jerusalem during the First Crusade (1544-1595)
Tate, Allen Tate, John Orley Allen TateUnited States poet and critic (1899-1979)
Teasdale, Sara TeasdaleUnited States poet (1884-1933)
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, First Baron Tennyson, Alfred Lord TennysonEnglishman and Victorian poet (1809-1892)
ThespisGreek poet who is said to have originated Greek tragedy (sixth century BC)
Thomas, Dylan Thomas, Dylan Marlais ThomasWelsh poet (1914-1953)
Trumbull, John TrumbullAmerican satirical poet (1750-1831)
Tzara, Tristan Tzara, Samuel RosenstockFrench poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)
Uhland, Johann Ludwig UhlandGerman romantic poet (1787-1862)
Verlaine, Paul VerlaineFrench symbolist poet (1844-1896)
Villon, Francois VillonFrench poet (flourished around 1460)
Virgil, Vergil, Publius Vergilius MaroA Roman poet
Voznesenski, Andrei VoznesenskiRussian poet (born in 1933)
Warren, Robert Penn WarrenUnited States writer and poet (1905-1989)
Watts, Isaac WattsEnglish poet and theologian (1674-1748)
Wheatley, Phillis WheatleyAmerican poet (born in Africa) who was the first recognized Black writer in America (1753-1784)
Whitman, Walt WhitmanUnited States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
Whittier, John Greenleaf WhittierUnited States poet best known for his nostalgic poems about New England (1807-1892)
Williams, William Carlos WilliamsUnited States poet (1883-1963)
Wordsworth, William WordsworthA romantic English poet whose work was inspired by the Lake District where he spent most of his life (1770-1850)
Wyatt, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Wyat, Sir Thomas WyatEnglish poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
Wylie, Elinor Morton Hoyt WylieUnited States poet (1885-1928)
Yeats, William Butler Yeats, W. B. YeatsIrish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
Yevtushenko, Yevgeni Yevtushenko, Yevgeni Aleksandrovich YevtushenkoRussian poet who expressed the feelings of the post-Stalinist generation (born in 1933)
Young, Edward YoungEnglish poet (1683-1765)
de la Mare, Walter de la Mare, Walter John de la MareEnglish poet remembered for his verse for children (1873-1956)
NarrowerbardA lyric poet
elegistThe author of a mournful poem lamenting the dead
odistA poet who writes odes
poet laureateThe poet officially appointed to the royal household in Great Britain
poet laureateA poet who is unofficially regarded as holding an honorary position in a particular group or region
poetessA woman poet
sonneteerA poet who writes sonnets
Broaderwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
Spanishpoeta, poetisa, versificador
Catalanpoeta, versificador
Adjectivespoeticof or relating to poets
Verbspoetize, poetisecompose verses or put into verse

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