editorial

adjective
ed·​i·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce editorial (audio) \

Definition of editorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to an editor or editing an editorial office
2 : being or resembling an editorial an editorial statement

editorial

noun

Definition of editorial (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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Other Words from editorial

Adjective

editorially \ ˌe-​də-​ˈtȯr-​ē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce editorial (audio) \ adverb

Examples of editorial in a Sentence

Adjective He got an editorial job at the newspaper. Noun The paper published an editorial strongly criticizing the mayor's actions.
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective Pinkney relayed an anecdote that investigators included in the affidavit about an editorial board meeting held in the fall of 2018 at cleveland.com’s office after several inmates had died, and cleveland.com was probing the issues at the jail. Adam Ferrise, cleveland, "Inside the investigation into Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish," 24 Jan. 2021 Scott Anderson is a member of The Tribune’s editorial board. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to lead the state’s business-promoting World Trade Center," 21 Jan. 2021 Readers also sounded off, resulting in the resignation of the paper’s editorial-page editor, James Bennet, and the reassignment of his deputy, James Dao. Washington Post, "How the dusty old op-ed pages became the red-hot outrage-generating machine of 2020," 28 Dec. 2020 In the early 1970s, Evans became restless, asking to be free of editorial-page duties. Russell Pulliam, National Review, "The Bill Buckley of the Midwest," 6 Dec. 2020 But the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal wasn’t satisfied. Michael Mcgough Los Angeles Times (tns), Star Tribune, "Joe Biden denounced violence. He doesn't have to say the magic word 'antifa'," 2 Sep. 2020 Big 7 Travel analyzed the number of hashtags per destination, and along with survey results from its social audience and input from its editorial team, determined the most Instagrammable places in the world. Nancy Clanton, ajc, "2 of world’s 10 most Instagrammable places are in U.S.," 25 Jan. 2021 The Journal’s editorial page editor, Paul Gigot, remained similarly unmoved by the blowback from Epstein’s op-ed. Washington Post, "How the dusty old op-ed pages became the red-hot outrage-generating machine of 2020," 28 Dec. 2020 The station may be relaunched with a different editorial team, Caglar told pro-government news agency DHA. Onur Ant, Bloomberg.com, "Turkish TV Outlet Shuts as Journalists Blame Government Pressure," 26 Dec. 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Australia is trying to save local journalism from Facebook, The Times’ editorial board writes. Los Angeles Times, "Today’s Headlines: ‘Not Just Another Number’," 23 Feb. 2021 In his new role, Starck will lead the editorial, digital media production and product teams and be responsible for content strategy and website management. Chris Eggertsen, Billboard, "Executive Turntable: WMG Beefs Up Catalog Team, Industry Vet Boards Looped," 19 Feb. 2021 The editorial, which was produced by The Folklore’s digital producer Raven Irabor and shot by Nigerian photographer Stephen Tayo was designed to showcase Nigeria as a fashion capital. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Farfetch & The Folklore Teamed Up To Showcase African Fashion Brands," 19 Nov. 2020 Notable in this category was the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s editorial, displayed in a very unusual place: above the Georgia newspaper’s front-page flag on Wednesday. Washington Post, "How to cover a coup — or whatever it is Trump is attempting," 12 Nov. 2020 Meanwhile, the influential New England Journal of Medicine yesterday published an unprecedented editorial, written by its editors, condemning the Trump administration for its Covid-19 response and calling for US leaders to be voted out of office. Ivana Kottasová, CNN, "What you need to know about coronavirus on Thursday, October 8," 8 Oct. 2020 Patricia Lopez joined the editorial board in 2016 and writes about national and state politics, including Congress, tax policy, budgets, immigration, guns, criminal justice, trade, elections and other issues. Patricia Lopez, Star Tribune, "Playing Politics podcast: New budget, same gridlock," 27 Jan. 2021 The fate of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act will tell us, The Times’ editorial board writes. Los Angeles Times, "Today’s Headlines: GOP senators close ranks around Trump," 27 Jan. 2021 The magazine gave him complete creative freedom for the editorial, and the result is magic. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Zendaya Wore All Black Designers For Her InStyle Cover," 7 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of editorial

Adjective

1744, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Editorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/editorial. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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editorial

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of editorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to an editor

editorial

noun

English Language Learners Definition of editorial (Entry 2 of 2)

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

editorial

adjective
ed·​i·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce editorial (audio) \

Kids Definition of editorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to an editor or editing an editorial office

editorial

noun

Kids Definition of editorial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a newspaper or magazine article that gives the opinions of its editors or publishers

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