\ (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

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cowriter \ ˈkō-​ˌrī-​tər How to pronounce cowriter (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

First Known Use of cowrite

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Cowrite.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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