Definition of dramaturgist in English:

dramaturgist

noun

rare
  • A person who writes plays; a playwright.

    • ‘She was resident dramaturgist for their theater program.’
    • ‘It was an essential task of the dramaturgist to arrange and synthesize many conflicting events or legends into a sequential plot.’
    • ‘Dramaturgists begin with Shakespeare's phrase, "All the world's a stage, and we are all players."’
    • ‘It is not only the formal, but also the processual and transitory elements of human situations that preoccupy the dramaturgists.’
    • ‘When a new theatre had been established at Bergen, Ibsen was appointed dramaturgist and dramatic poet.’
    dramatist, writer, tragedian
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Origin

Early 19th century: formed as dramaturge + -ist.

Pronunciation:

dramaturgist

/ˈdramətəːdʒɪst/