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Definition of ghostwrite verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ghostwrite

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstraɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstraɪt//
 
[transitive, often passive, intransitive] (also ghost)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ghostwrite
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstraɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstraɪt//
 
he / she / it ghostwrites
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstraɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstraɪts//
 
past simple ghostwrote
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstrəʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstroʊt//
 
past participle ghostwritten
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstrɪtn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstrɪtn//
 
-ing form ghostwriting
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstraɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstraɪtɪŋ//
 
Writing and publishing
 
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ghostwrite (something) to write a book, an article, etc. for another person who publishes it as their own work Her memoirs were ghostwritten. See related entries: Writing and publishing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ghostwrite