Playwright - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪraɪt|  American pronunciation of the word playwright
Brit.  |ˈpleɪrʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word playwright


- someone who writes plays (syn: dramatist)


The playwright skillfully brings together various themes.

He has earned a reputation as a first-class playwright.

This play will either make or break the playwright

the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era

The playwright scripted the movie

Word forms

singular: playwright
plural: playwrights
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