playwright

[ pley-rahyt ]
/ ˈpleɪˌraɪt /

noun

a writer of plays; dramatist.

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Origin of playwright

First recorded in 1680–90; play + wright
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British Dictionary definitions for playwright

playwright
/ (ˈpleɪˌraɪt) /

noun

a person who writes plays
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