writ‧ing S2 W3 [uncountable]
words that have been written or printed:
What does the writing on the back say?
a T-shirt with Japanese writing on it
books, poems, articles etc, especially those by a particular writer or about a particular subject:
Some of his most powerful writing is based on his childhood experiences.
the activity of writing books, stories etc:
In 1991 she retired from politics and took up writing as a career.
a short story that stands out as a brilliant piece of writing
a class in creative writing (=a subject studied at school or college, where you write your own stories, poems etc)
the particular way that someone writes with a pen or pencil [= handwriting]:
Your writing is very neat.
the skill of writing:
At this age we concentrate on the children's reading and writing skills.
if you get something in writing, it is official proof of an agreement, promise etc:
Could you put that in writing, please?
the books, stories etc that an important writer has written:
Darwin's scientific writings