- a woman who is an author.
Origin of authoress
Examples from the Web for authoress
Historical Examples of authoress
The authoress was pleased, and the block was sent to the engraver.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Yet the authoress of "Sour Grapes" was undeniably a successful woman.Audrey Craven
Yes, thanks, and I hope the Mrs. Authoress has done the same.Through Finland in Carts
Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
Presently the authoress paused and seemed to wait for her guest's criticism.
He wanted to talk with his friend about the young author and authoress.
- old-fashioned, or derogatory a female author