script·​er ˈskrip-tər How to pronounce scripter (audio)

Examples of scripter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All were scripted by Don McGregor, who developed the mythology—Killmonger, Warrior Falls, the Palace Royal—that later scripters and screenwriters would use. Stephanie Burt, The New Yorker, 20 Sep. 2023 Skolimowski and producer/co-scripter Ewa Piaskowska (the director’s wife) make one wrong move toward the film’s end, after Eo has been transported to an estate in Italy by a sympathetic traveler (Lorenzo Zurzolo). Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 12 Dec. 2022 Lorne Michaels will return to produce with original Mean Girls scripter and star Tina Fey, who wrote the book for the Broadway show. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Dec. 2022 Sure, there’s a video game layered on top, but the real draw is the world Ubisoft’s artists and animators and scripters created. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, 15 May 2020 In June 2018, Jonathan Kasdan, the son of Raiders of the Lost Ark scripter Lawrence Kasdan, was brought on to write a new draft of the feature, delaying the production further and pushing the release to July 9, 2021. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Feb. 2020 Not to discredit the imaginative vision of the writer-director, his co-scripter and invaluable tech and design teams, but Phoenix is the prime force that makes Joker such a distinctively edgy entry in the Hollywood comics industrial complex. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Aug. 2019 There are interviews with area authors (humorist Dave Barry and novelist Carl Hiassen, from Patterson's generation, comic book scripter Brad Meltzer). Robert Lloyd,, 5 May 2018 All of this is presented with an unusual but assured mixture of whimsy, comedy, and melancholy by director Jason Reitman, working again with scripter Diablo Cody. Gary Thompson,, 3 May 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scripter was in 1936

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“Scripter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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