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screenwriter Syllabification: screen·writ·er
Pronunciation: /ˈskrēnˌrīdər/

Definition of screenwriter in English:


A person who writes a screenplay.
Example sentences
  • That doesn't explain older screenwriters who choose to write about the trials and tribulations of the young.
  • It does this without ever becoming overly dramatic or sentimental - a trait that many of Hollywood's screenwriters would do well to note.
  • Ask people to name a contemporary screenwriter and even some of the most ardent film buffs might be left scratching their heads.
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