\ (ˌ)kō-ˈrīt How to pronounce cowrite (audio) \
variants: or co-write
cowrote or co-wrote; cowritten or co-written; cowriting or co-writing

Definition of cowrite

transitive verb

: to write (something) in collaboration with one or more other people … the former president has just cowritten a new book about his foreign policy …— Michael R. Beschloss [Mindy] Kaling also just received a comedy pilot order from NBC for an as-of-yet untitled show that she is set to star in and co-write with Charlie Grandy.— Madeline Berg

Other Words from cowrite

cowriter \ ˈkō-​ˌrī-​tər How to pronounce cowrite (audio) \ or co-writer noun, plural cowriters or co-writers
… the entire cast is so in sync that much of the film's dialogue grew out of their improvisations (three of the stars get credit as cowriters). — Caren Weiner

Examples of cowrite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wood says Warner asked her to cowrite the screenplay. Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 15 Mar. 2022 Frank Herbert, who wrote the original book and many subsequent novels, died in 1986, but his son, Brian Herbert, went on to cowrite several more novels set in the world Frank built. Angela Watercutter, Wired, 7 Oct. 2021 For her first Atlantic album, Franklin would cowrite four of the 11 tracks. Keith Murphy,, 6 Aug. 2021 According to the Hollywood Reporter, Cooper will cowrite the script, co-executive-produce, and direct the new show, working in tandem with Smith's production company Westbrook Studios. Jenny Singer, Glamour, 11 Aug. 2020 To help him cowrite The Last of Us Part II, in 2016 Druckmann brought in a television and film screenwriter named Halley Gross. Darryn King, Wired, 10 June 2020

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First Known Use of cowrite

1890, in the meaning defined above

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