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



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