copyholder

noun
copy·​hold·​er | \ ˈkä-pē-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce copyholder (audio) \

Definition of copyholder

1 : one who reads copy for a proofreader
2 : a device for holding copy especially for a typesetter

First Known Use of copyholder

1847, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about copyholder

Share copyholder

Statistics for copyholder

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for copyholder

The first known use of copyholder was in 1847

See more words from the same year

Comments on copyholder

What made you want to look up copyholder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the range of authority or knowledge

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!