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Definitions of writer

  1. writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. One who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the late East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One who, or that which, sets down words on paper; as, a typewriter; a correspondent; an author; a journalist. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. One who writes: a scribe or clerk: an ordinary legal practitioner in Scotch country towns: an author. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. One who writes; an author. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. One who writes; especially, an author. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. One who writes or has written; an author; a clerk or amanuensis; a penman; a scribe; in Scotland, a law agent or solicitor. Writer to the signet, one of a class of lawyers in Scotland answering to the highest class of attorneys in England. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. An author; a clerk or amanuensis; in Scot., a legal practitioner, holding nearly the same position as an attorney in England; a solicitor. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for writer

  1. The fault is not the fault of the writer – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck
  2. The writer was short and mysterious. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
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