as-told-to

adjective

Definition of as-told-to

always used before a noun
:created by a process in which a person's spoken remarks are recorded (as during a series of interviews) and then edited and revised for publication by a professional writer
  • In Mr. Castaño's book …, an as-told-to memoir written with a Colombian journalist, Archbishop Duarte is called a friend.
  • —Juan ForeroNew York Times18 Mar. 2002
  • “I do remember saying that,” reflected Orser, who had been recording his thoughts during the Calgary Games for an as-told-to book he was writing with Steve Milton.
  • —Cam ColeCanWest News Service3 Feb. 2010

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First Known Use of as-told-to

1957


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