editor in chief

noun

Definition of editor in chief

  1. :  an editor who heads an editorial staff

1873

First Known Use of editor in chief

1873


EDITOR IN CHIEF Defined for English Language Learners

editor in chief

noun

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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