from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A collaborating or joint author.
  • transitive v. To be a collaborating or joint author of: "He and a colleague . . . co-authored a genetics text” ( Roger W. Pease, Jr.)

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An author who collaborates with another to write something.
  • v. To write something in collaboration with another author.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a writer who collaborates with others in writing something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a writer who collaborates with others in writing something


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  • Else Frenkel-Brunswik was a social psychologist who is best known as coauthor of The Authoritarian Personality.

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  • Best-known as the coauthor of the best-sellingLeft Behind pulp novel series, which readies the average American for the “rapture” and then for Armageddon, he spoke of Iraq as “a focal point of end-time events.”

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  • But now Peps, his musical helpmate, the dog he had called the coauthor of Tannhaser, was dying.

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  • That June, Jerome Corsi, the man best known as the coauthor of Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry, took to the Internet to sound the alarm about a new threat being advanced by the very man he had helped to reelect: “Quietly but systematically the Bush administration is advancing the plan to build a huge NAFTA Super Highway, four football fields wide, through the heart of the U.S.,” he wrote on the website for the conservative weekly Human Events.

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  • Next week, Random House will ship to stores 500,000 copies of the $85 book, whose "coauthor" is veteran writer Joseph E. Persico.

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  • I do not agree with the conclusions attributed to my name, and in no sense did I "coauthor" anything on your website.

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  • In the academic community, he is today best known as coauthor, with Ernest Born, of The Plan of St. Gall, a three-volume treatise on monastic architecture; and, with coauthors Jenny White Marshall and Grellan Rourke, of The Forgotten Hermitage of Skellig Michael, a study of the archaeological remains of a ninth-century hermit’s dwelling attached to the monastery of Skellig Michael, off the coast of Ireland.


  • I am especially grateful to Mark Bils, from whom I’ve stolen so many ideas and insights that he should probably have been called a coauthor.

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  • Chervonnaya is best known as coauthor with Kai Bird (a

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  • But with his coauthor I. A. Richards, Ogden had by 1923 already begun to rethink language in general, and to demystify English in particular.5

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