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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A writer or adapter of plays; a playwright.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A writer of plays; a dramaturgist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A position within a theatre that deals mainly with research and development.
  • noun Someone skilled in the dramatic arts, a playwright for example.

Etymologies

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

[French, from Greek drāmatourgos : drāma, drāmat-, drama; see drama + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots.]

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