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From Middle English writer, from Old English wrītere.

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writer (plural writers)

  1. A person who writes, or produces literary work.
    Has your girlfriend written you a letter yet? She’s quite a writer!
  2. (historical) A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor.
  3. Anything that writes or produces output.
    • 2001, Cay S. Horstmann, ‎Gary Cornell, Core Java 2: Fundamentals (page 715)
      If the writer is set to autoflush mode, then all characters in the buffer are sent to their destination whenever println is called.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English wrītere; can be synchronically analysed as writen +‎ -er.

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writer (plural writers)

  1. A draughtsman, or copyist; one who notes down the words of another.
  2. A record-keeper or annalist; one who records significant events.
  3. A writer or author; one who writes.
  4. (rare) One who produces a translation.

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