editor in chief

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of editor in chief

: an editor who heads an editorial staff

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First Known Use of editor in chief

1873

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Definition of editor in chief for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to be in charge of a group of editors


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