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au·thor

author

 
 
pronunciation:
aw thr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the writer of a book, play, story, or other written work.
After the show, I met the author of the play.
synonyms:
writer
similar words:
composer, journalist, playwright, poet
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derivation: authorial (adj.)
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  art, book, literature, work