Definition of co-writer in US English:

co-writer

noun

  • A person who writes something together with another person.

    ‘Tim and I became co-writers on the script’
    • ‘He was lead singer, guitarist, organist and co-writer of the group's two biggest hits.’
    • ‘In fact, co-writer, Duncan, is the inspiration for the character.’
    • ‘According to the article, he was a co-writer of the screenplay.’
    • ‘It helps to have a co-writer I can trust, who I can bounce ideas off of.’
    • ‘Alex is credited as co-writer for every song but there are some surprising collaborations.’
    • ‘Co-writer, Michael, is prone to discussing the big issues.’
    • ‘He takes centre stage as star, co-writer and co-director of this quirky comedy.’
    • ‘She discusses the pressures of writing, and the difference a co-writer makes.’
    • ‘So I told him to hire a co-writer and that if we could do it in less time, we would.’
    • ‘That role was specifically written by my co-writer.’

Pronunciation

co-writer

/ˈkōrīdər/