Definitions for playwrightˈpleɪˌraɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a writer of plays; dramatist.

    Category: Literature, Showbiz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dramatist, playwright(noun)

    someone who writes plays


  1. playwright(Noun)

    A writer and creator of theatrical plays.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Playwright(noun)

    a maker or adapter of plays


  1. Playwright

    A playwright, also called a dramatist, is a person who writes plays.

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a person who writes plays

He is a famous playwright.

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