auteurship

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auteur +‎ -ship

Noun[edit]

auteurship (uncountable)

  1. The work of an auteur.
    • 2009 February 13, Ginia Bellafante, “A Pitcher’s Life After the Third Strike”, New York Times:
      Mr. Ferrell and Mr. McKay are not involved in the writing of this latest venture — they are executive producers — but the mark of their auteurship is all over it, chiefly in the sweet, quaint life-lesson of an idea that if you go around acting like an entitled idiot, your entitled idiocy is going to rain a plague of misfortune on you, one felt chiefly in downgrades to real estate and audiovisual systems.