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Synonyms for playwright
ˈpleɪˌraɪtplay·wright

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  1. playwrightnoun

    Synonyms:
    dramatist

  2. playwrightnoun

    A writer and creator of theatrical plays.

    Synonyms:
    dramatist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dramatist, playwrightnoun

    someone who writes plays

    Synonyms:
    dramatist

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Editors Contribution

  1. dramaturg

    shakespeare was a dramaturg. shakespeare was a playwright.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "playwright":

    dramatist, author, screenwriter

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How to use playwright in a sentence?

  1. Wilson Mizner:

    A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.

  2. Vivien Leigh:

    One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks, and therefore the greater the playwright, the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.

  3. James Thurber:

    If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.

  4. Arthur Miller:

    A playwright is the litmus paper of the arts. He's got to be, because if he isn't working on the same wave length as the audience, no one would know what in hell he was talking about. He is a kind of psychic journalist, even when he's great.

  5. Douglas Brinkley:

    Havel oozed democracy and had seen totalitarianism up close, nobody thought Havel, a playwright, could end up being a great world leader, and he did.


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