Editor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈedɪtər|  American pronunciation of the word editor
Brit.  |ˈɛdɪtə|  British pronunciation of the word editor


- a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
- (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data


the editor of the city paper

Here is John Simmonds, our Diplomatic Editor, with the latest news.

the editor of the Daily Telegraph

the editor of a book of essays on modern poetry

As head editor at the TV station for 17 years, he has hired and fired innumerable staff members

He turned out to be an able editor.

The magazine did well during the course of her employment as editor.

...a past editor of the newspaper...

She was promoted from assistant editor to associate editor and may soon be promoted to senior editor.

a senior editor for the magazine

The editor made some improvements to the article before it was printed.

He was promoted to senior editor.

...a capable and efficient editor...

The two introductory paragraphs were written by the editor.

The newspaper's editor resigned after the scandal.

Word forms

singular: editor
plural: editors
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