editorial

adjective
ed·i·to·ri·al | \ ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əl \

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 \ 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

Separately, editorial page editor Nick Goldberg reminds us that the person Manafort’s being asked to throw under the bus has the absolute power to pardon him. Paul Thornton, latimes.com, "Why three Californias isn't better than one," 16 June 2018 Leslie Nemo Leslie Nemo was formerly an editorial intern for Scientific American. Leslie Nemo, Scientific American, "From Defiled to Wild—Can a Spent Coal Mine Be Reborn as a Nature Conservation Center?," 11 July 2018 Opinions expressed here are entirely those of Condé Nast Traveler's editorial team. Ryan Craggs, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Travel Credit Card," 2 July 2018 The editorial-page staff asked readers to share their families’ stories in honor of the Fourth of July. Morning Brief, The Seattle Times, "Your Fourth of July guide | Wednesday Morning Brief, July 4," 4 July 2018 The firing is the latest controversy involving the newspaper’s editorial pages. Kim Lyons, New York Times, "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Cartoonist Fired as Paper Shifts Right," 15 June 2018 James Freeman, assistant editor of the Wall Street Journal’s editorial page, discusses the allegations. Fox News, "FOX NEWS FIRST: Republicans want 2nd special counsel for alleged DOJ, FBI misconduct; Trump-S. Korea leader meeting," 22 May 2018 Moves by either side, or Washington, were telegraphed far in advance on front pages and endlessly debated on editorial pages. Heather Hurlburt, Daily Intelligencer, "‘Status Quo Minus’ in Israel and Palestine," 14 May 2018 Then, last week, The Denver Post’s editorial-page editor, Chuck Plunkett, resigned in protest. John Wenzel, The Atlantic, "The Gutting of The Denver Post is a Death Knell for Local News," 11 May 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

And in February, Kelli Ward, a far-right candidate for the Republican Senate nomination in Arizona, touted a positive editorial from the Arizona Monitor — which later proved to be an anonymous blog. Lev Facher, STAT, "Read the fine print: N.J. senator sets up phony health news website to attack challenger Bob Hugin," 13 July 2018 Up next: a slew of collaborations, new stockists, editorial placements, and her Fall 2018 collection, which sees Tung rework her designs slightly for a more autumnal mood. Monica Kim, Vogue, "SVNR’s Colorful Keepsake Earrings Turn Forgotten Objects Into Chic Mementos," 13 July 2018 This time, however, the pressure is coming not from civil libertarians filing lawsuits, or the news media writing editorials, but from Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the most prominent district attorney in the state. New York Times, "Manhattan District Attorney Demands Access to Police Records," 8 July 2018 Photo agencies typically set a fee based on type (such as editorial, advertising, or merchandising), and the online or print audience reach of the publication. Glenn Fleishman, Fortune, "How Melania Trump Got Paid by the News Media's Licensing of Trump Family Photos," 2 July 2018 Interestingly enough, in February of this year, The Capital did an editorial, an op-ed supporting the red flag law. Fox News, "Former agent fires back at calls to abolish ICE," 30 June 2018 Edwards made the comments during an editorial board meeting with The Advocate, columnist Stephanie Grace reported, when he was asked to expand on his reason for the veto. Kevin Litten, NOLA.com, "Inclusionary zoning inaction baffles John Bel Edwards: report," 4 June 2018 But this means that good, interesting, and uneven games alike are falling through the Ars editorial cracks more than ever before. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "We’re experimenting with Twitch content to catch up on zillions of video games," 3 June 2018 In the days after the Post editorial, the editor of the Bay Area News Group, also owned by Digital First and reeling from heavy cuts, published a sympathetic column . Brady Mccombs, The Seattle Times, "In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper," 22 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of editorial

Adjective

1744, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of editorial was in 1744

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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 \

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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