- a playwright, esp. one associated with a particular theateralso dram′a·tur·gist
- a literary advisor for a theater, who works with playwrights, selects and edits scripts, etc.also sp. dram′a·turg·
Origin of dramaturgeFrench ; from Classical Greek dramatourgos, writer of dramas, contriver ; from drama, drama + ergon, work
Origin of dramaturgeFrench, from Greek dramatourgos : drama, dramat-, drama; see drama + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots.
From French dramaturge