writer's block

noun

Definition of writer's block

  1. :  a psychological inhibition preventing a writer from proceeding with a piece

1949

First Known Use of writer's block

1949


WRITER'S BLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

writer's block

noun

Definition of writer's block for English Language Learners

  • : the problem of not being able to think of something to write about or not being able to finish writing a story, poem, etc.


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writer's block

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noun wri·ter's block \ˈrīt-ərz-\

Medical Definition of writer's block

  1. :  a psychological inhibition preventing a writer from proceeding with a piece of writing

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