A poetess is a female poet.
Most female poets prefer to be called poets.
What is the feminine gender of poet?
We can form the feminine gender by adding a syllable –ess. We can form the feminine gender by adding a syllable –ess after dropping the ending vowel.
What is the female of poet?
Usage notes. Poetess is rare in contemporary usage according to which both sexes are known normally as poets. The Latin term for a female poet was poētria, derived from the Ancient Greek ποιήτρια (poiḗtria), which still means “female poet” in Modern Greek.
What is the masculine gender of poet?
‘Poet’ is uses for male poem writers and ‘poetess’ for female, in very strict terms.4 Aug 2016
What is the feminine of sir?
As the female equivalent for knighthood is damehood, the suo jure female equivalent term is typically Dame. The wife of a knight or baronet tends to be addressed Lady, although a few exceptions and interchanges of these uses exist.