poet [-'s, -s] n

ME < OFr < L. < Gk ποητής, maker, author, poet.

  1. Bard; verse writer; wordsmith; author of metrical compositions; creator of eloquently expressive texts; one who possesses the ability to describe objects and events with deeply moving language; person with the power to conjure up vivid images in the mind through words.
  2. [Fig.] thing or idea with the ability to elicit profound emotions.
  3. [Fig.] gloriously beautiful day.