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writ·er

writer

 
 
pronunciation:
raI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who writes.
Being a good writer is helpful in most jobs.
similar words:
correspondent, scribe
definition 2: one whose job is to write books, articles, poems, or other materials; author.
His wife was a writer of mystery novels.
 
synonyms:
author
similar words:
columnist, correspondent, critic, journalist, playwright, poet, reporter, scribe
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The word writer contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean