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scriptwriter

[skript-rahy-ter]
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noun
  1. a person who writes scripts, as for movies, radio, or television.

Origin of scriptwriter

First recorded in 1910–15; script + writer
Related formsscript·writ·ing, noun
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scriptwriter

noun
  1. a person who prepares scripts, esp for a film
Derived Formsscriptwriting, noun
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