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copywriter Line breaks: copy|writer
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒpɪrʌɪtə/

Definition of copywriter in English:


A person who writes the text of advertisements or publicity material.
Example sentences
  • Over the years in Mumbai, she spends time as an advertising copywriter, a freelance journalist and a publications officer for the World Wildlife Fund.
  • These lines were all written by people in the business of communicating: politicians, advertising copywriters, journalists, government officials.
  • Like many small business owners, you might not have the budget to hire a slick copywriter to write all your ads and public relations materials.



Example sentences
  • Journalism, copywriting, scientific and technical writing were included in the curriculum, as well as fiction, poetry, drama and scriptwriting for radio, film and television.
  • Let Karon provide search engine copywriting, catalog copywriting, or other types for you.
  • I can and have turned my writing skills to magazine and newspaper features, academic essays, media releases, copywriting, scriptwriting and writing for the web.

Words that rhyme with copywriter

signwriter • typewriter

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