copy-writing

copywriter

[kop-ee-rahy-ter]
noun
a writer of copy, especially for advertisements or publicity releases.

Origin:
1910–15; copy + writer

copywriting, noun
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copywriter (ˈkɒpɪˌraɪtə)
 
n
a person employed to write advertising copy
 
'copywriting
 
n

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copywriter
"writer of copy for advertisements," 1911, from copy + write. Related: Copywriting (1923).
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