Contributor vs Contributress - What's the difference?

contributor | contributress |


As nouns the difference between contributor and contributress

is that contributor is a benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause while contributress is (archaic|rare) a female contributor.

contributor

English

Alternative forms

* contributour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.
  • I am a longstanding financial contributor to Amnesty International.
  • A person who backs, supports or champions a cause, activity or institution.
  • He was a regular contributor to Greenpeace protests.
  • A person (or thing) instrumental in the creation or growth of something.
  • With her strength and intelligence, she is an important contributor to the indigenous gene pool.
  • A person who produces articles published in a newspaper, magazine, online publication, etc.
  • William Safire has been a notable contributor to the op-ed pages of the ''New York Times'' for many years.

    contributress

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • (archaic, rare) A female contributor.