scriptwriter

play
noun script·writ·er \ˈskrip(t)-ˌrī-tər\

Definition of scriptwriter

  1. :  a person who writes scripts

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1935

First Known Use of scriptwriter

1935


SCRIPTWRITER Defined for English Language Learners

scriptwriter

play
noun

Definition of scriptwriter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who writes the written form of a play, movie, television show, etc. : a person who writes a script



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