from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who writes for and gives credit of authorship to another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A professional writer who is paid to write books, articles, stories, or reports which are officially credited to another person.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who ghost-writes (a book, article, etc.) for someone else.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
ghost + writer (Wiktionary)