sce·​nar·​ist | \ sə-ˈner-ist How to pronounce scenarist (audio) \

Definition of scenarist

: a writer of scenarios

Examples of scenarist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Much of the first hour is devoted to getting-the-band-back-together mechanics, which also lets the scenarists — Mr. Singer, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris and Simon Kinberg — give the characters some new emotional scars. Glenn Kenny, New York Times, "Movie Review: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’," 26 May 2016

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Scenarist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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