ghost-writer
ghostwriter ghost"writ`er, ghost-writer ghost"-writ`er . One who ghost-writes (a book, article, etc.) for someone else. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ghost-writer — ghost writers N COUNT A ghost writer is someone who writes a book or other published work instead of the person who is named as the author. I suspect she ll be writing it herself; she doesn t need a ghost writer …   English dictionary

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  • ghost writer — ghost .writer n someone who is paid to write a book or story for another person, who then says it is their own work >ghost write v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ghost writer — ► NOUN ▪ a person employed to write material for another person, who is the named author. DERIVATIVES ghost write verb …   English terms dictionary

  • ghost-writer — ghostˈ writer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ghost …   Useful english dictionary

  • ghost writer — (izg. gȏust ràjter) DEFINICIJA term. pisac plaćen da piše anonimno za drugoga pod čijim se imenom djelo objavljuje; shadow writer ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • ghost-writer — / gəʊst raitə/, it. /gost raiter/ locuz. ingl. (propr. scrittore fantasma ), usata in ital. come s.m. e f. (prof.) [chi scrive discorsi, articoli, interviste, ecc., per conto di altra persona rimanendo anonimo] ▶◀ (scherz.) negro …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • ghost writer — a person who writes one or numerous speeches, books, articles, etc., for another person who is named as or presumed to be the author. Also, ghostwriter. [1895 1900, Amer.] * * * ghost writer, or ghost|writ|er «GOHST RYT uhr», noun. a person who… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ghost-writer — {n.} A writer whose identity remains a secret and who writes for another who receives all the credit. * /It is rumored that John Smith s best selling novel was written by a ghost writer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • ghost-writer — {n.} A writer whose identity remains a secret and who writes for another who receives all the credit. * /It is rumored that John Smith s best selling novel was written by a ghost writer./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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