Top Definition
Ghostwriting a scientific manuscript (e.g., one to be published in a major medical journal). A play on the phrase "ghostride the whip" popularized by hip hop culture from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Executive from big pharma: "How can we present the data from our new drug study in a credible, impartial light?"
Ghostwriter: "I'll ghostwrite the 'script, negotiate with a highly regarded physician for authorship, and submit it to the New England Journal of Medicine."
by madbay November 18, 2009
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