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, author(noun)

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

  2. writer(noun)

    a person who is able to write and has written something

Wiktionary

  1. writer(Noun)

    A person who writes, or produces literary work.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Writer(noun)

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

    Etymology: [AS. wrtere.]

  2. Writer(noun)

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

    Etymology: [AS. wrtere.]

  3. Writer(noun)

    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.

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

How to pronounce writer?

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How to say writer in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Mickey Spillane:

    If you're a singer you lose your voice. A baseball player loses his arm. A writer gets more knowledge, and if he's good, the older he gets, the better he writes.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I often notice that every writer seems to claim the best-selling and multi-award-winning writer; curiously, I wish to realize which ones feel and experience, failure in this context.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A writer's thoughts can act as an Aladdin's lamp, which can enlighten and open the mind of a reader, by showing opportunities and beauties of life.

  4. Mary McDonagh Murphy:

    I haven't spoken to Miss Lee directly about this. And not many people have, except for her agent and lawyer, but I did meet her two and a half years ago at a writer's conference, and she was in great humor. And sharp and very much in the spirit of the event. So I don't question her ability make a judgment about this.

  5. Jesse Eisenberg:

    Our friend, the actress and writer Amy Schumer, who's just obviously a brilliant talent and also has a wonderful heart, said,' I'm donating $ 50,000 to Middle Way House.' No questions asked, it was so unbelievable.

Images & Illustrations of writer

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