dramatist

[ dram-uh-tist, drah-muh- ]
/ ˈdræm ə tɪst, ˈdrɑ mə- /

noun

a writer of dramas or dramatic poetry; playwright.

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Origin of dramatist

1670–80; < Greek drāmat- (see dramatic) + -ist
Related formssu·per·dram·a·tist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dramatist

dramatist

/ (ˈdræmətɪst) /

noun

a writer of plays; playwright
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Word Origin and History for dramatist

dramatist


n.

1670s, see drama (Greek stem dramat-) + -ist.

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