American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who writes plays; a dramatist.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A writer or adapter of plays for the stage.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A maker or adapter of plays.
- n. someone who writes plays
- play + wright (“builder, craftsman”) (Wiktionary)
“This Irish-born actor, director, and playwright is best known for his adaptations of Shakespearian plays.”
“This Scottish writer and playwright is probably best known by children around the world as the creator of Peter Pan and Neverland.”
“Ludwig's show-biz success has always prompted people to ask why he hasn't moved to New York, but the more interesting question may be why someone who saw himself as a playwright from the age of 6 never saw himself living the fantasy Manhattan penthouse life.”
“Each playwright is paired with a mentor and director, many of whom have experience in the theatrical or film and television industries.”
“John Kani, a Tony Award-winning actor and playwright, is the storyteller.”
“The playwright is clearly striving for Dennis Potter style moments of rapture; sadly he achieves only a bizarre and unintentional effect of Pinteresque non sequitur.”
“Blame my theatrical background -- we were taught to read plays in part, at least, in the context of what the playwright is trying to say.”
“Carla Seaquist, a playwright, is author of the play Who Cares?”
“Ella imagines that one of them, a playwright, is her dream man – which he does turn out to be.”
“The playwright is Israeli, so maybe they'll cut him some slack.”
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These are your wrights.
A jumble of words, sometimes contradictory, that add up to me. I'll probably be adding to this list for some time, because I'm a very complex individual. ;P
Catching a misspelling is both pleasurable (hooray learning!) and painful (every sentence you now realize you've ever marred with the offending word flashes to mind in one terrible instant).
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