Definition of speechwriter in English:

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speechwriter

Pronunciation: /ˈspēCHˌrīdər/

noun

A person employed to write speeches for others to deliver.
Example sentences
  • There are presenters and speech-writers who talk, and there are some who just write whatever comes into their heads.
  • Bob Lehrman, a speech-writer for the Democratic Party in the USA, has said that: ‘your theme should be simple enough that it can be expressed in one sentence’.
  • Each of the nine sites will help advance teams, speech-writers, press secretaries and event planners get a fast and free fix on that blinking blip on the campaign radar screen.

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Syllabification: speech·writ·er

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