[ gohst-rahyt ]
/ ˈgoʊstˌraɪt /
verb (used with or without object), ghost·wrote, ghost·writ·ten, ghost·writ·ing.
to write as a ghost writer.
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Origin of ghostwrite
First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from ghost writer
Words nearby ghostwrite
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British Dictionary definitions for ghostwrite
/ (ˈɡəʊstˌraɪt) /
verb -writes, -writing, -wrote or -written
to write (an autobiographical or other article) on behalf of a person who is then credited as authorOften shortened to: ghost
Derived forms of ghostwriteghostwriter, noun
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