Definition of Authoress

1. Noun. A woman author.

Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of Authoress

1. n. A female author.

Definition of Authoress

1. Noun. (dated) A female author. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Authoress

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Medical Definition of Authoress

1. A female author. The word is not very much used, author being commonly applied to a female writer as well as to a male. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Authoress

authenticity
authentick
authenticke
authentickly
authenticly
authenticness
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authentique
authentiquely
authigenic
authing
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author's name
authorcraft
authored
authoress (current term)
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authoriality
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authoring language
authoring program
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authorisable
authorisation
authorisations
authorise
authorised
authorised term

Literary usage of Authoress

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1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1837)
"SC HALL, authoress of " Sketches of Irish Character," &c. 3 Vols. London : Colburn. 3. The Old Commodore. By the Author of "Rattlin the Reefer," 3 Vols. ..."

2. Illustrations of Lying: In All Its Branches by Amelia Alderson Opie (1832)
"The authoress read in so affected and dramatic a manner, that the young lady's boasted benevolence had no power to curb her propensity to laughter; ..."

3. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"CHAPTER XVIII THE authoress THE effect of a great success upon Diana, at her second literary venture, was shown in the transparent sedateness of a letter ..."

4. The Calamities and Quarrels of Authors: With Some Inquiries Respecting Their by Isaac Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli (1868)
"THE LIFE OF AN authoress. /~\F all the sorrows in which the female character may ^•"^ participate, there are few more affecting than those of an authoress ..."

5. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1867)
"POEMS BY THE authoress OF TUB ... —On a former occasion, we have spoken in high terms of the poetry of this authoress, who is now so widely known. ..."

6. Calamities and Quarrels of Authors by Isaac Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli (1867)
"THE LIFE OF AN authoress. OF all the sorrows in which the female character may participate, there are few more affecting than those of an authoress ; —often ..."

7. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1867)
"POEMS BY THE authoress OF THE ... —On a former occasion, we have spoken in high terms of the poetry of this authoress, who is now so widely known. ..."

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