dramatist
noun Date: 1678 playwright

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dramatist — Dram a*tist, n. [Cf. F. dramatiste.] The author of a dramatic composition; a writer of plays. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dramatist — 1670s, see DRAMA (Cf. drama) (Gk. stem dramat ) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • dramatist — ► NOUN ▪ a person who writes plays …   English terms dictionary

  • dramatist — [dram′ə tist, drä′mətist] n. [see DRAMA] a playwright …   English World dictionary

  • dramatist — UK [ˈdræmətɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms dramatist : singular dramatist plural dramatists theatre formal someone who writes plays …   English dictionary

  • dramatist — [[t]dræ̱mətɪst[/t]] dramatists N COUNT A dramatist is someone who writes plays …   English dictionary

  • dramatist — noun Fonda plays the part of dramatist Lillian Hellman Syn: playwright, writer, scriptwriter, screenwriter, scenarist, dramaturge …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • dramatist — /dram euh tist, drah meuh /, n. a writer of dramas or dramatic poetry; playwright. [1670 80; < Gk dramat (see DRAMATIC) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • dramatist — noun playwright …   Wiktionary

  • dramatist — Synonyms and related words: advertising writer, annalist, art critic, author, authoress, belletrist, bibliographer, choreographer, coauthor, collaborator, columnist, comedian, compiler, composer, copywriter, creative writer, critic, dance critic …   Moby Thesaurus

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