Definitions

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

  • noun One who writes plays; a dramatist.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A writer or adapter of plays for the stage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A maker or adapter of plays.

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

  • noun A writer and creator of theatrical plays.

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

  • noun someone who writes plays

Etymologies

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play +‎ wright (“builder, craftsman”)

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