Definition of crime writer in English:

crime writer

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noun

A writer of detective stories or thrillers.
More example sentences
  • In crime writer Ian Rankin's thriller, ‘Witch Hunt’, an investigator called Michael Barclay does not think of himself as a spy.
  • He is considered a crime writer's crime writer.
  • The UK crime writer Ruth Rendell and the consultant gynaecologist Harry Gordon at first seem to have little in common.

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