Definition of speechwriter
: a person who writes speeches (as for a politician)
Examples of speechwriter in a Sentence
She is the President's principal speechwriter.
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In 2009, David Frum, the former Bush administration speechwriter whose ideological apostasy was in its formative stages, met with conservative intellectuals to discuss the policy response to the great recession.
Miller also served on the Trump campaign as a senior policy adviser and speechwriter, and was a warm-up act for then-candidate Trump on the campaign trail.
That’s valuable, according to Bob Lehrman, a speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore in the ’90s.
Cody Keenan, a speechwriter for President Obama, took to Twitter on Monday night to share a story that took place just two years ago, following a mass shooting in the basement of a Charleston church.
McGahn’s office is an ad hoc creation of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who devised the post for his longtime political adviser and speechwriter, Sam Rosenman, who also happened to be a judge.
Performers includes author David Stuart MacLean, comedian Sameena Mustafa, and speechwriter William Horstman.
His speechwriter, Stephen Miller, was editing the remarks until moments before Mr. Trump delivered them, with his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner standing nearby.
Agnew and the elder George Bush, for whom Mr. Gold was a speechwriter when Mr. Bush ran for president and then a presidential adviser, were among those who apologized to him for some slight, real or imagined, to keep him from quitting.
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: a person whose job is to write speeches that are given by someone else (such as a politician)
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