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 (sĭ-nâr′ĭst, -när′-, -năr′-)
One who writes screenplays.
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(sɪˈnɛər ɪst, -ˈnɑr-)

a writer of scenarios.
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the writer of scenarios, story lines for motion pictures.
See also: Films
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scenarist - a writer of screenplays
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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