- author ► NOUN 1) a writer of a book or article. 2) a person who originates a plan or idea.► VERB ▪ be the author of.DERIVATIVES authoress noun authorial adjective authorship noun.ORIGIN Latin auctor, from augere 'increase, originate' .
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Authoress — Au thor*ess, n. A female author. Glover. [1913 Webster] Note: The word is not very much used, author being commonly applied to a female writer as well as to a male. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
authoress — [ô′thər is] n. a woman writer: see ESS … English World dictionary
authoress — [[t]ɔ͟ːθəres[/t]] authoresses N COUNT An authoress is a female author. Many female writers object to this word, and prefer to be called authors … English dictionary
authoress — noun Date: 15th century a woman or girl who is an author … New Collegiate Dictionary
authoress — /aw theuhr is/, n. a woman who is an author. [1485 95; AUTHOR + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * … Universalium
authoress — noun A female author. Syn: author … Wiktionary
authoress — au|thor|ess [ˈo:θərıs US ˈo: ] n old fashioned a woman who writes books = ↑writer … Dictionary of contemporary English
authoress — au|thor|ess [ ɔθəres ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a woman who writes books, articles, etc., especially as her job … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
authoress — auÂ·thorÂ·ess || É”ËÎ¸É™rÉªs n. female author, writer auÂ·thor || É”ËÎ¸É™ v. write something (book, story, report etc.); be the author of; cause something, be the creator of something, originate n. writer, one who writes a book or other… … English contemporary dictionary
authoress — noun (C) a woman who writes books … Longman dictionary of contemporary English