Dictionary

1editorial

adjective ed·i·to·ri·al \ˌe-də-ˈtr-ē-əl\

: of or relating to an editor

Full Definition of EDITORIAL

1
:  of or relating to an editor or editing <an editorial office>
2
:  being or resembling an editorial <an editorial statement>
ed·i·to·ri·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of EDITORIAL

  1. He got an editorial job at the newspaper.

First Known Use of EDITORIAL

1744

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

2editorial

noun

: an essay in a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinions of its editors or publishers

Full Definition of EDITORIAL

:  a newspaper or magazine article that gives the opinions of the editors or publishers; also :  an expression of opinion that resembles such an article <a television editorial>

Examples of EDITORIAL

  1. The paper published an editorial strongly criticizing the mayor's actions.

First Known Use of EDITORIAL

1830

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: editorialistPrevious Word in the Dictionary: editorAll Words Near: editorial
March 27, 2015
quiescent Hear it
Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears