ghost writer

or ghost·writ·er


noun

a person who writes one or numerous speeches, books, articles, etc., for another person who is named as or presumed to be the author.

Origin of ghost writer

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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Related Words for ghost writer

ghost, surrogate

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