- of or characteristic of a writer
- characterized by the qualities of a writer's craft, esp. by those that reflect a self-conscious display of literary techniques
Of, relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a writer: “set a standard of writerly craft for that&ellipsis;well-wrought magazine” (Newsweek).
(comparative more writerly, superlative most writerly)
- (slang, nonstandard or UK) Of or pertaining to writers with well chosen words or well crafted sentences.
- The layout of the prose was writerly, professional and well crafted..
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