Simple Definition of writer
: someone whose work is to write books, poems, stories, etc.
: someone who has written something
Examples of writer in a sentence
She is my favorite French writer.
He's a writer of horror stories.
a course on 19th-century writers
The magazine is looking for freelance writers.
The writer of the best essay will win a prize.
They identified the writer of the mysterious letter.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of writer
before 12th century
WRITER Defined for Kids
Definition of writer for Students
: a person who writes especially as a business or occupation
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