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ghostwriter Syllabification: ghost·writ·er
Pronunciation: /ˈɡōstˌrīdər/

Definition of ghostwriter in English:


A person whose job it is to write material for someone else who is the named author.
Example sentences
  • He said one reason to be more lenient is that everyone assumes that most words uttered by politicians or published under their names were actually written by speechwriters or ghostwriters.
  • Journal articles are no longer published anonymously, and ghostwriters demand that their contributions be acknowledged.
  • Keeping in mind that people trust experts, you can have a ghostwriter write your web content and you present it under your name.


Pronunciation: /ˈɡōstrīt/
Example sentences
  • The sad part about the manuscript is that the story would probably be incredible and highly publishable if it were ghostwritten.
  • Begun by 1704, they were written, rewritten and ghostwritten over three decades before publication in 1742.
  • I had this piece that I had to ghostwrite for a magazine.
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