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scriptwriter

[ skript-rahy-ter ]

noun

  1. a person who writes scripts, as for movies, radio, or television.


scriptwriter

/ ˈskrɪptˌraɪtə /

noun

  1. a person who prepares scripts, esp for a film


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Derived Forms

  • ˈscriptˌwriting, noun

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Other Words From

  • scriptwriting noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of scriptwriter1

First recorded in 1910–15; script + writer

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Example Sentences

Recipients of its dividends include video and music streaming services, scriptwriters and showrunners.

From Quartz

Fortunately, out actor Carlos Castillo, a talented GALA vet, remains in the role of young Mario’s mentor, the exceedingly eccentric scriptwriter Pedro Camacho.

He is not only a hell of a speech-giver but a hell of a scriptwriter.

Robert Bolt, historian turned playwright turned scriptwriter—no better man to look at an historical figure.

And of course, behind them is the scriptwriter, and the various requirements of television.

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