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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who creates scripts for live performances; dramatist.

Usage examples (39)
  • The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction.
  • Carla Seaquist, a playwright, is author of the play Who Cares?
  • The playwright is Israeli, so maybe they'll cut him some slack.
  • John Kani, a Tony Award-winning actor and playwright, is the storyteller. for more
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