Translation of writer in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈraɪtər; ˈraɪtə(r)/


  • 1.1 (author) escritor, -tora (m,f) they are still looking for the writer of the letter siguen buscando al autor de la carta writer's block bloqueo (m) mental (del escritor) writer's cramp calambre (m) (que da por escribir mucho)
    More example sentences
    • Members include a variety or writers and would vary from scribblers to novelists, poets, and writers of short stories and writers for children.
    • Alex Ninian is a travel writer whose articles on India and other countries have appeared in numerous British and American publications.
    • ‘The book is about growing old as a man,’ says short story writer, novelist and playwright Carl Nixon.
    1.2 (regarding handwriting) (BrE) she's a good/poor writer tiene buena/mala letra

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