songwriter

[sawng-rahy-ter, song-]
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Origin of songwriter

First recorded in 1815–25; song + writer
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Historical Examples of songwriter

  • He might have cried, in the words of the songwriter, "I thank thee, my coat!"

    Eve and David

    Honore de Balzac


British Dictionary definitions for songwriter

songwriter

noun
  1. a person who composes the words or music for songs in a popular idiom
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