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dram·a·tist

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

(ˈdræmətɪst)
n
(Theatre) a writer of plays; playwright
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dram•a•tist

(ˈdræm ə tɪst, ˈdrɑ mə-)

n.
a writer of dramas; playwright.
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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)
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dramatist

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

dramatist

[ˈdræmətɪst] Ndramaturgo/a m/f
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dramatist

[ˈdræmətɪst] nauteur mf dramatique
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dramatist

nDramatiker(in) m(f)
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dramatist

[ˈdræmətɪst] ndrammaturgo/a
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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
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References in classic literature ?
"Several people have suggested that she should go on the stage, but of course I couldn't consent to that, I know all the chief dramatists, and I could get her a part to-morrow, but I shouldn't like her to mix with all sorts of people."
All plays taken together are called the drama, and the writers of them are called dramatists, from a Greek word dran, to act or do.
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.
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.
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.
Monsieur de Marquet, with a nervous gesture, caressed his beard into a point, and explained to Rouletabille, in a few words, that he was too modest an author to desire that the veil of his pseudonym should be publicly raised, and that he hoped the enthusiasm of the journalist for the dramatist's work would not lead him to tell the public that Monsieur "Castigat Ridendo" and the examining magistrate of Corbeil were one and the same person.
Probably no dramatist ever needed the stage less, and none ever brought more to it.
Had he been a more experienced dramatist, he would have said to himself, 'Twas ever thus.' As it was, what he said to himself--and others--was more forcible.
'It was splendid,' said the infatuated dramatist. 'It was magnificent.
* Guilbert de Pixerecourt, French dramatist (1775-1844).
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.
The festival, opened on December 19, featured a lot of cultural activities, including workshops and seminars with eminent dramatists from various countries taking part, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.