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Definition of "scriptwriter" [scriptwriter]

  • One who writes copy to be used by an announcer, performer, or director in a film or broadcast. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scriptwriter" in a sentence
  • "Now, I don't know if she ever followed up; I'd like to think that she did and is now a big-name scriptwriter making big bucks; but what this story illustrates to me is the culture that it the media-biz down in LaLaLand, which is to say, passing weird."
  • "Disc one includes an audio commentary for episode 5, featuring Todd Haberkorn (Dub ADR director & voice of Allen) and Luci Christan (voice of Lenalee and dub scriptwriter), while disc two has the obligatory creditless opening and closing sequences."
  • ""It makes you want to call the scriptwriter's mother to suggest that she have her son examined," she said."