[ skript ]
/ skrɪpt /


verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Digital Technology. to write an executable section of code that automates a task:Most programmers script in more than one programming language.

Origin of script

1325–75; Middle English (noun) < Latin scriptum, noun use of neuter past participle of scrībere “to write”; replacing Middle English scrit, from Old French escrit, from Latin, as above

Related forms

script·er, nounun·der·script, noun

Can be confused

scrip script Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scripter

British Dictionary definitions for scripter (1 of 2)


/ (ˈskrɪptə) /


a person who writes scripts for films, plays, or television dramas

British Dictionary definitions for scripter (2 of 2)


/ (skrɪpt) /



(tr) to write a script for

Word Origin for script

C14: from Latin scriptum something written, from scrībere to write
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