scriptwriter

[ skript-rahy-ter ]
/ ˈskrɪptˌraɪ tər /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. scripting language,
  2. scriptorium,
  3. scriptural,
  4. scripturally,
  5. scripture,
  6. scritch,
  7. scrive board,
  8. scrivener,
  9. scrobble,
  10. scrobiculate

Origin of scriptwriter

First recorded in 1910–15; script + writer

Related formsscript·writ·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for scriptwriting

scriptwriter

/ (ˈskrɪptˌraɪtə) /

noun

a person who prepares scripts, esp for a film
Derived Formsscriptwriting, noun

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