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Definition of "hymn-writer" [hymn-writer]

  • A writer or composer of hymns; a hymnist. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "hymn-writer" in a sentence
  • "This one's interesting because it lists hymns by author, and gives some introductory information about the hymn-writer."
  • "An earlier Unitarian hymn-writer, William Channing Gannett (1840-1923) also referenced other faiths in one of his hymns; he was a Transcendentalist, and after the American Civil War worked for several years on projects related to the newly-freed slaves (Lewis, 2006)."
  • "For he is not just a hymn-writer, but a leading proponent of a scarily hard-edged theology of spiritual warfare in which the earth is crawling with demons."