See also: ghost writer

English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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ghost +‎ writer

Noun

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ghostwriter (plural ghostwriters)

  1. A professional writer who is paid to write material that is officially credited to another person; one who writes on behalf of someone else, often for a celebrity.
    • 2021 April 13, Cady Lang, “How Celebrity Memoirs Got So Good”, in Time[1]:
      Ghostwriters, typically the faceless forces behind many books by famous non-writers, are now becoming more visible, with celebrities openly teaming up with high-profile professionals.
    Smith was listed as the author of his autobiography, but a ghostwriter did most of the work.

Descendants

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Polish

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English ghostwriter.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɡɔwstˈraj.tɛr/
  • Rhymes: -ajtɛr
  • Syllabification: ghost‧wri‧ter

Noun

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ghostwriter m pers (female equivalent ghostwriterka)

  1. ghostwriter (professional writer who is paid to write material that is officially credited to another person; one who writes on behalf of someone else, often for a celebrity)
    Synonym: murzyn

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English ghostwriter.

Noun

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ghostwriter m or f by sense (plural ghostwriters)

  1. ghostwriter (professional writer for another person)