nonauthor

noun
non·​au·​thor | \ ˌnän-ˈȯ-thər How to pronounce nonauthor (audio) \

Definition of nonauthor

: a person who is not an author … for a nonauthor such as herself, rewriting simply leads to more confusion, not less.— Mary McAlpin

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1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonauthor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonauthor. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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