copywriter

[ kop-ee-rahy-ter ]
/ ˈkɒp iˌraɪ tər /

noun

a writer of copy, especially for advertisements or publicity releases.

Nearby words

  1. copyright block,
  2. copyright deposit library,
  3. copyright social conflict,
  4. copyrighted,
  5. copytaker,
  6. copán,
  7. coq au vin,
  8. coquelicot,
  9. coquelin,
  10. coquelin, benoît constant

Origin of copywriter

First recorded in 1910–15; copy + writer

Related formscop·y·writ·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for copywriting

copywriter

/ (ˈkɒpɪˌraɪtə) /

noun

a person employed to write advertising copy
Derived Formscopywriting, noun

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Word Origin and History for copywriting

copywriter

"writer of copy for advertisements," 1911, from copy + writer. Related: Copywriting.

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