from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To work as a ghostwriter.
- transitive v. To write (a speech, for example) as a ghostwriter. See Usage Note at author.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To write under the name of another (especially literary works).
- v. To author a literary work or speech in the place of another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To write (a book, article, speech, etc.) for someone else; -- the written material appears under the name of the person for whom it was written.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. write for someone else
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The lobbyists and the think tanks 'ghostwrite' our economic policies; the politicos just 'sign off' on them.
But because it presents a national security vulnerability, however statistically small, the problem is taken seriously: OPM has a zero-tolerance policy toward employees or contractors who falsify, or "ghostwrite," interviews or record checks.
I ghostwrite which is another area of writing altogether.
Regarding that plagiarism, can you tell my readers how you paid $400 a month to a known con man for him to ghostwrite the book that you then paid more money for a vanity press to publish, not realising that this scammer had royally shafted you by copying a whole chapter from another writer's work and simply changing the names (well, most of them)?
She quit her job when the ethics complaints grew too loud; she sabotaged the GOP presidential nomination; she basically does nothing now except ghostwrite a book and give a canned lecture bashing the current administration!
While I may well rue the day I turned down such a potentially lucrative collaboration, I'm afraid I will be unable to ghostwrite your great uncle's memoir about his adventures in turnip farming.
A writer can ghostwrite: articles books (fiction or non-fiction) memoirs blog posts
If you mean that any black man smarter than a clod of dirt must be a natural liberal, then I should like to nominate a clod of dirt to ghostwrite yourposts.
If you mean that any black man smarter than a clod of dirt must be a natural liberal, then I should like to nominate a clod of dirt to ghostwrite your posts.
A gifted author hired to ghostwrite the memoirs of a controversial former British Prime Minister becomes a hunted man when he uncovers explosive secrets about the past.