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au·thor

author

 
 
pronunciation:
aw thr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who writes books, stories, plays, or other works.
This author has written several books, but this is his first book for children.
similar words:
poet
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derivation: authorial (adj.)
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  art, book, literature, work