nonwriter

noun
non·​writ·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈrī-tər How to pronounce nonwriter (audio) \
plural nonwriters

Definition of nonwriter

: a person who is not a writer It is a great and tragic subject for art, but not one the nonwriter is likely to take seriously.— Anthony Burgess

First Known Use of nonwriter

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonwriter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonwriter. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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