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script·writ·er

 (skrĭpt′rī′tər)
n.
One who writes copy to be used by an announcer, performer, or director in a film or broadcast.

script′writ′ing n.

scriptwriter

(ˈskrɪptˌraɪtə)
n
(Film) a person who prepares scripts, esp for a film
ˈscriptˌwriting n

script•writ•er

(ˈskrɪptˌraɪ tər)

n.
a person who writes scripts, as for movies or television.
[1910–15]
script′writ`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scriptwriter - someone who writes scripts for plays or movies or broadcast dramas
film writer, screenwriter - someone who writes screenplays
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
Translations
كاتِب النُّصوص
autor textuscénárista
manuskriptforfatter
szövegkönyvíró
handritshöfundur
autor textu
senaristsenaryo yazarı

scriptwriter

[ˈskrɪptˌraɪtəʳ] Nguionista mf

scriptwriter

[ˈskrɪptraɪtər] nscénariste mf

scriptwriter

nTextautor(in) m(f); (of screenplay) → Drehbuchautor(in) m(f); (of talk etc) → Verfasser(in) m(f)des (Manu)skripts

scriptwriter

[ˈskrɪptˌraɪtəʳ] nsceneggiatore/trice, soggettista m/f

script

(skript) noun
the text of a play, talk etc. Have the actors all got their scripts?
ˈscriptwriter noun
a person who writes the texts for radio or television programmes.
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