from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A writer or adapter of plays; a playwright.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A position within a theatre that deals mainly with research and development.
- n. Someone skilled in the dramatic arts, a playwright for example.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A writer of plays; a dramaturgist.
French, from Greek drāmatourgos : drāma, drāmat-, drama; see drama + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)