Definition of 'writer'
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Pop journalism was really my only option but I had no ambitions to be a great music writer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can see and touch the books he read, and read or listen to the writers' letters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lodge is a critic as well as a writer, and his down-to-earth stories have a nice blend of the worldly and the ingenious. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a reasonable contention that a good writer should be able to say anything they need to inside 500 pages, and preferably half that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was a very special writer and her death is a great loss to comedy. The Sun (2016)Do you have a writer or composer on staff in your organization? Christianity Today (2000)Suddenly my dream to be a great writer came back. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No music writer of his generation could match his grasp of popular music. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For the most part the letter writers seem sanguine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)European monarchs were also great letter writers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The studios will pay what they have to to obtain writers able to make their shows a success. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her life as a distinguished art critic and writer and as an influential politician seemed to be over. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)Its pages are full of wide-ranging reminiscences about encountering the writing as well as the writer. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Minutes from death, the writer strode out on a balcony to speak to the troops below. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shouldn't a respected writer be able to use his imagination? The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Plus a crack squad of Times critics and writers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The writer is back at his desk, bruised and with some of his public standing lost. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He was also a classical composer, a writer of fiction and a visual artist. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The idea of working as a journalist appeals to her -- she is an enthusiastic letter writer. Improve Your Landscape PaintingBut her skill as a writer and critic have been overlooked because she threw in her lot with the detested Mosley. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The following Monday, the writer comes back with his drafts. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Critics and fellow writers admired them, but grew increasingly weary with the deranged self-consciousness of it all. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And with that, actors and writer head back into the rehearsal room, dusting down their universes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Failing to land a satisfactory job as a writer or a journalist, he switched to advertising, although with little enthusiasm. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'writer'
British English: writer /ˈraɪtə/ NOUN
A writer is a person whose job is writing books, stories, or articles.
...detective stories by male writers.
- American English: writer
- Arabic: كَاتِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: escritor
- Chinese: 作者
- Croatian: pisac
- Czech: spisovatel
- Danish: forfatter
- Dutch: schrijver
- European Spanish: escritor
- Finnish: kirjailija
- French: écrivain
- German: Schriftsteller
- Greek: συγγραφέας
- Italian: scrittore
- Japanese: 作家
- Korean: 저자
- Norwegian: forfatter
- Polish: pisarz
- European Portuguese: escritor
- Romanian: scriitor
- Russian: писатель
- Spanish: escritor
- Swedish: författare
- Thai: นักเขียน
- Turkish: yazar
- Ukrainian: письменник
- Vietnamese: nhà văn
Definition of writer from the Collins English Dictionary
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