a person who writes scripts, as for movies, radio, or television.

1910–15; script + writer

scriptwriting, noun Unabridged
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scriptwriter (ˈskrɪptˌraɪtə)
a person who prepares scripts, esp for a film

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Example sentences
As to why all of this is going on, the scriptwriter and director didn't seem to be too sure.
But this time he was cruelly jilted-by his scriptwriter and director, in equal parts.
Serves as producer and scriptwriter for on-air legislative sessions.
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