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Definition of "screenwriter" []

  • One who writes screenplays. (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 "screenwriter" in a sentence
  • "Somewhere, a screenwriter is already hard at work on treatment that can only be described as, “Jurassic Park meets The Hot Zone!”"
  • "Being a screenwriter is at times extraordinarily gratifying, at times extraordinarily frustrating."
  • "No one would have guessed at the time that this spoof, pitting a bubbly Valley Girl against a clan of vampires (led by the formidable Rutger Hauer), would spawn a cultural phenomenon in screenwriter Joss Whedon's hit TV series, and its multiple spinoffs."