dramatist


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dram·a·tist

 (drăm′ə-tĭst, drä′mə-)
n.
One who writes plays; a playwright.

dramatist

(ˈdræmətɪst)
n
(Theatre) a writer of plays; playwright

dram•a•tist

(ˈdræm ə tɪst, ˈdrɑ mə-)

n.
a writer of dramas; playwright.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dramatist - someone who writes playsdramatist - someone who writes plays    
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

dramatist

noun playwright, screenwriter, scriptwriter, dramaturge the technique of the tragic dramatist
Translations
كاتِب مَسْرَحي
dramatik
dramatikerskuespilforfatter
leikritaskáld

dramatist

[ˈdræmətɪst] Ndramaturgo/a m/f

dramatist

[ˈdræmətɪst] nauteur mf dramatique

dramatist

nDramatiker(in) m(f)

dramatist

[ˈdræmətɪst] ndrammaturgo/a

drama

(ˈdraːmə) noun
1. a play for acting on the stage. He has just produced a new drama.
2. plays for the stage in general. modern drama.
3. the art of acting in plays. He studied drama at college.
4. exciting events. Life here is full of drama.
dramatic (drəˈmӕtik) adjective
1. of or in the form of a drama. a dramatic performance.
2. vivid or striking. a dramatic improvement; She made a dramatic entrance.
3. (of a person) showing (too) much feeling or emotion. She's very dramatic about everything.
draˈmatically adverb
ˈdramatist (ˈdrӕ-) noun
a writer of plays.
ˈdramatize, ˈdramatise (ˈdrӕ-) verb
1. to turn into the form of a play. She dramatized the novel for television.
2. to make real events seem like things that happen in a play. She dramatizes everything so!
dramatiˈzation noun
References in classic literature ?
Nor, will the tragic dramatist who would depict mortal indomitableness in its fullest sweep and direct swing, ever forget a hint, incidentally so important in his art, as the one now alluded to.
said he; "and do you believe that if I knew I would relate to you all its trials and all its adventures as would a dramatist or a novel writer?
Nature, that great tragic dramatist, knits us together by bone and muscle, and divides us by the subtler web of our brains; blends yearning and repulsion; and ties us by our heart-strings to the beings that jar us at every movement.
This youth had been a prodigy at college, and European fame was promised him when he was barely fifteen; but when he appeared in the world he failed, first publicly as a dramatist and a demagogue, and then privately for years on end as an actor, a traveller, a commission agent or a journalist.
The dramatist brings down the curtain on such speeches.
There was a dramatist whose name of late had been much heard at Heidelberg, and the winter before one of his plays had been given at the theatre amid the cheers of adherents and the hisses of decent people.
A flush of colour sprang to Holmes's pale cheeks, and he bowed to us like the master dramatist who receives the homage of his audience.
Probably no dramatist ever needed the stage less, and none ever brought more to it.
Or, failing to do this, she might accidentally reveal some event in her own experience which, acting as a hint to a competent dramatist, might prove to be the making of a play.
There's nothing easier than that,' said Mr Lenville, observing the disturbed looks of the young dramatist.
Watson insists that I am the dramatist in real life," said he.
French and German works predominated, the old French dramatists, sundry modern authors, Thiers, Villemain, Paul de Kock, George Sand, Eugene Sue; in German--Goethe, Schiller, Zschokke, Jean Paul Richter; in English there were works on Political Economy.