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Definition of "coauthor" [coauthor]

  • A collaborating or joint author. (noun)
  • To be a collaborating or joint author of: "He and a colleague . . . co-authored a genetics text” ( Roger W. Pease, Jr.) (verb-transitive)

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 "coauthor" in a sentence
  • "Else Frenkel-Brunswik was a social psychologist who is best known as coauthor of The Authoritarian Personality."
  • "Best-known as the coauthor of the best-sellingLeft Behind pulp novel series, which readies the average American for the “rapture” and then for Armageddon, he spoke of Iraq as “a focal point of end-time events.”"
  • "But now Peps, his musical helpmate, the dog he had called the coauthor of Tannhaser, was dying."
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