a person engaged in writing books, articles, stories, etc., especially as an occupation or profession; an author or journalist.
a clerk, scribe, or the like.
a person who commits their thoughts, ideas, etc., to writing: She's an expert letter writer.
(in a piece of writing) the author (used as a circumlocution for “I,” “me,” “my,” etc.): The writer wishes to state….
Stock Exchange. someone who sells options.
Scot. a lawyer or solicitor.
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How to use writer in a sentence
A successful writer finds herself trapped as a 19th-century slave.‘Antebellum’ tackles the past head on in an effort to ‘move forward’ | radmarya | September 17, 2020 | Fortune
Andreas Weber is a Berlin-based philosopher, biologist, and writer.What the Meadow Teaches Us - Issue 90: Something Green | Andreas Weber | September 16, 2020 | Nautilus
Ali Faagba is a copywriter, content marketer, and a tech freelance writer.Inbound marketing for brand awareness: Four up-to-date ways to do it | Ali Faagba | September 11, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
As a freelance writer, she specializes in marketing and graphic design.
Bill Malcolm is the only nationwide syndicated LGBTQ value travel writer.
In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President | Pierre Assouline | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Spencer, 27, is variously described as a writer and a stand-up comic.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age) | Tom Sykes | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Decades ago, the writer-director wrote an episode of the animated comedy that never was.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow | Asawin Suebsaeng | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Perfect Storm writer talks combat brotherhood and the threat posed by growing wealth inequality.Sebastian Junger on War, Loss, and a Divided America | The Daily Beast Video | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
His father, a writer, and his mother, who worked in insurance, were flawless.
William Woodville died; a distinguished English physician and medical writer.
With this letter is another by the same writer, dated July 30, 1622—a postscript to a duplicate of the preceding letter.
Christopher Bennet died; a distinguished London physician, and writer on medical subjects.
I do not think it would have been possible to stand between the public and a writer in this way in the years before 1914.The Salvaging Of Civilisation | H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Richard Brathwaite, an English poet and miscellaneous writer, died.
British Dictionary definitions for writer
a person who writes books, articles, etc, esp as an occupation
the person who has written something specified
a person who is able to write or write well
a scribe or clerk
a composer of music
Scot a legal practitioner, such as a notary or solicitor
Writer to the Signet (in Scotland) a member of an ancient society of solicitors, now having the exclusive privilege of preparing crown writs
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