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playwright

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre, Literature, Occupations
playwrightplay‧wright /ˈpleɪraɪt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  APTsomeone who writes plays syn dramatist
Examples from the Corpus
playwrightEven when a playwright has been drafted in, you can still see the joins.Like actor / playwright Anna Deveare Smith, he taped the interviews, and so the characters speak in their own words.The bruising rejection might have crushed another playwright.The other Albert was Albert Finney, who stars as a successful restaurateur attempting a reconciliation with his playwright brother.Campbell had been a fairly well-known playwright at one time.One of the new playwrights was Ben Jonson.Matty is very interested in the Restoration playwrights.These playwrights claimed they could correct vice only by sentiment, not ridicule.
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