scriptwriter
noun Date: 1935 a person who writes scripts (as screenplays)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scriptwriter — [[t]skrɪ̱ptraɪtə(r)[/t]] scriptwriters N COUNT A scriptwriter is a person who writes scripts for films or for radio or television programmes …   English dictionary

  • scriptwriter — scriptwriting, n. /skript ruy teuhr/, n. a person who writes scripts, as for movies, radio, or television. [1910 15; SCRIPT + WRITER] * * * …   Universalium

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  • scriptwriter — 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

  • scriptwriter — script|writ|er [ˈskrıptˌraıtə US ər] n someone who writes the stories and words for films or television programmes = ↑screenwriter →↑playwright …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scriptwriter — script|writ|er [ skrıpt,raıtər ] noun count someone whose job is to write SCRIPTS for movies or television programs …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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