What does writer mean?

Definitions for writer
ˈraɪ tərwrit·er

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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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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. Ernest Hemingway:

    For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try…

  2. Bruce Jenner:

    I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win -- if you don't you won't.

  3. Karl Kraus:

    Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.

  4. Rachel Carson:

    The discipline of the writer is to learn to be still and listen to what his subject has to tell him.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    There is a very subtle, diffused and fine line of demarkation that separates the two worlds of a Reader and a Writer. In my view, the Reader crosses that fine line and becomes the Writer, either when she/he does not find the right material of quality to read, or when they realize that their vivid and deep experiences will enrich and uplift the lterature from status quo. It's always good to share express yourself, and share your experiences and thoughts as the Writer, no matter how trivial those may be in the eyes of others. It's a wonderful way to return something precious to the society, retain the valuable information, and salvage the most valuable in this most uncertain world.

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