ghost writer

noun
a person who writes one or numerous speeches, books, articles, etc., for another person who is named as or presumed to be the author.
Also, ghostwriter.


Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism

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That's the choice he made, when he decided to be a ghost writer for students, helping them attain degrees they don't deserve.
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