ghost-write
ghostwrite ghost"write`, ghost-write ghost"-write`v. t. To write (a book, article, speech, etc.) for someone else; -- the written material appears under the name of the person for whom it was written.

Syn: ghost. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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