Definition of screenwriter in English:

screenwriter

noun

  • A person who writes a screenplay.

    • ‘He thinks that he was able to write this film because he's at a different time in his life than most screenwriters.’
    • ‘It does this without ever becoming overly dramatic or sentimental - a trait that many of Hollywood's screenwriters would do well to note.’
    • ‘The screenwriters stay close to the central relationship, without losing touch with the freedom of thought amongst the Mexican intelligentsia.’
    • ‘Ask people to name a contemporary screenwriter and even some of the most ardent film buffs might be left scratching their heads.’
    • ‘That doesn't explain older screenwriters who choose to write about the trials and tribulations of the young.’
    writer, man of letters, woman of letters, wordsmith
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Pronunciation:

screenwriter

/ˈskrēnˌrīdər/