writer

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noun writ·er \ˈrī-tər\

Definition of writer

  1. :  one that writes: as a :  author b :  one who writes stock options

Examples of writer in a sentence

  1. She is my favorite French writer.

  2. He's a writer of horror stories.

  3. a course on 19th-century writers

  4. The magazine is looking for freelance writers.

  5. The writer of the best essay will win a prize.

  6. They identified the writer of the mysterious letter.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of writer

before 12th century



WRITER Defined for English Language Learners

writer

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noun writ·er \ˈrī-tər\

Definition of writer for English Language Learners

  • : someone whose work is to write books, poems, stories, etc.

  • : someone who has written something


WRITER Defined for Kids

writer

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noun writ·er \ˈrī-tər\

Definition of writer for Students

  1. :  a person who writes especially as a business or occupation



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