noun \ˈrī-tər\

: someone whose work is to write books, poems, stories, etc.

: someone who has written something

Full Definition of WRITER

:  one that writes: as
a :  author
b :  one who writes stock options

Examples of WRITER

  1. She is my favorite French writer.
  2. He's a writer of horror stories.
  3. a course on 19th-century writers
  4. The magazine is looking for freelance writers.
  5. The writer of the best essay will win a prize.
  6. They identified the writer of the mysterious letter.

First Known Use of WRITER

before 12th century


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