- a written description or account, as in a newspaper or magazine: The play got a terrible write-up.
- Accounting. an increase in the book value of a corporation that is not warranted by the true assets of the corporation.
Origin of write-up
1880–85, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase write up
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Examples from the Web for write-up
Because I was president I had to do the write-up for the event and they chose that picture.
He shall have them, together with a write-up that will make this town's hair stand on end.Old Ebenezer
Moreover, the third write-up had been in the hands of a famous weekly for ten days now.
And he not only showed Angela his "Willcox's," with the write-up in it, but bestowed it upon her, for her own.
The point is that a write-up brings in fifty dollars, while sonnets are a drug in the market.Aliens
You may use the Oakdale part of the story as you heard it at the time it happened, but my name must not be used in your write-up.Grace Harlowe's Fourth Year at Overton College
Jessie Graham Flower