scriptwriter

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

Definition of scriptwriter

  1. :  a person who writes scripts

1935

First Known Use of scriptwriter

1935


SCRIPTWRITER Defined for English Language Learners

scriptwriter

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

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



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up scriptwriter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

unusual in a playful or amusing way

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • fox-in-front-of-cabin-in-winter
  • The month of December comes from a Latin word that referred to which month of the year?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ