What does Writer mean?

Definitions for Writer
ˈraɪ tərWrit·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Writer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. writer, authornoun

    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

  2. writernoun

    a person who is able to write and has written something

Wiktionary

  1. writernoun

    A person who writes, or produces literary work.

    Has your girlfriend written you a letter yet? She's quite a writer!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Writernoun

    one who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk

    Etymology: [AS. wrtere.]

  2. Writernoun

    one who is engaged in literary composition as a profession; an author; as, a writer of novels

    Etymology: [AS. wrtere.]

  3. Writernoun

    a clerk of a certain rank in the service of the late East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor

    Etymology: [AS. wrtere.]

Freebase

  1. Writer

    A writer is a person who uses written words to communicate ideas. Writers produce various forms of literary art and creative writing such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, news articles, screenplays, or essays. Skilled writers are able to use language to express ideas and their work contributes significantly to the cultural content of a society. The word is also used elsewhere in the arts – such as songwriter – but as a standalone term, "writer" normally refers to the creation of written language. Writers can produce material across a number of genres, fictional or non-fictional. Other writers use multiple media – for example, graphics or illustration – to enhance the communication of their ideas. Some use images or multimedia to augment their writing. In rare instances, a creative writer is able to communicate their ideas via music as well as words. As well as producing their own written works, writers often write on how they write; why they write; and also comment on the work of other writers. Writers work professionally or non-professionally, that is, for payment or without payment and may be paid either in advance, or only after their work is published. Payment is only one of the motivations of writers and many are never paid for their work.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Writer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2681

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Writer' in Nouns Frequency: #642

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Writer in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Writer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Writer in a Sentence

  1. Eric Pio:

    I am a poet. I lock myself in my room with a type writer so I can talk in terms of the world that has put me here.

  2. Sinclair Lewis:

    In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti, but in America the successful writer or picture-painter is indistinguishable from any other decent businessman.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Only a writer can ride a time machine and change the future when he is not there.

  4. Henry W. Fowler:

    Quotation ... A writer expresses himself in words that have been used before because they give his meaning better than he can give it himself, or because they are beautiful or witty, or because he expects them to touch a cord of association in his reader, or because he wishes to show that he is learned and well read. Quotations due to the last motive are invariably ill-advised the discerning reader detects it and is contemptuous the undiscerning is perhaps impressed, but even then is at the same time repelled, pretentious quotations being the surest road to tedium.

  5. Hank Azaria:

    I really want to see Indian, South Asian writer, writers in the room, not in a token way but genuinely informing whatever new direction Hank Azaria may take, including how it is voiced or not voiced, i'm perfectly willing and happy to step aside or help transition it into something new. I really hope that's what' The Simpsons' does and it not only makes sense, but it just feels like the right thing to do to me.

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