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ghostwrite

[gohst-rahyt]
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verb (used with or without object), ghost·wrote, ghost·writ·ten, ghost·writ·ing.
  1. to write as a ghost writer.
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Origin of ghostwrite

First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from ghost writer
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British Dictionary definitions for ghostwrite

ghostwrite

verb -writes, -writing, -wrote or -written
  1. to write (an autobiographical or other article) on behalf of a person who is then credited as authorOften shortened to: ghost
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Derived Formsghostwriter, noun
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