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

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 Dispatches from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine’s editorial team. Katya Soldak, Forbes, 7 May 2022 There is some sentiment within CNN that the new chief wants to be able to hold meetings about CNN’s future without the broad part of the editorial team watching who is filing in and out of his office. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 5 May 2022 Wishy washy on the matter during his editorial board endorsement interview. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 29 Apr. 2022 The leading institutions of the modern right — Fox News, the late Rush Limbaugh's radio show, The Federalist Society, The Heritage Foundation, the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal — have invariably been led by just such people. Damon Linker, The Week, 29 Mar. 2022 Dispatches from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine’s editorial team. Katya Soldak, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 The announcement was made Monday by Novaya Gazeta's editorial board. Catherine Garcia, The Week, 28 Mar. 2022 Dispatches from Ukraine, provided by Forbes Ukraine’s editorial team. Katya Soldak, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 The editorial board functions independently of The Times newsroom. Alene Tchekmedyianstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 1 Apr. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Within five days, this editorial was going to speculate correctly that Alito was writing the majority opinion. NBC News, 8 May 2022 Carolyn has deep analytical testing and editorial writing expertise in categories like appliances, cleaning, textiles and home and organizational products. Carolyn Forté, Good Housekeeping, 5 May 2022 In the role, Lump will manage the content strategy of the National Geographic editorial team of more than 130 staffers. Todd Spangler, Variety, 5 May 2022 In the past, however, the most sought-after endorsements were from newspaper editorial boards. Paul Sracic, CNN, 4 May 2022 But word of the high-level editorial dispute soon filtered down through the network. New York Times, 30 Apr. 2022 To help voters choose, The Times editorial page publishes endorsements based on candidate interviews and independent reporting. Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2022 From Editorial Page Editor Matthew Fleischer: The San Francisco Chronicle is delighted to announce that Nuala Bishari has joined the Opinion team to become our newest columnist and editorial writer. Sfchroniclepr, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 Apr. 2022 Some of the artists will get the opportunity to collaborate with the publication on a new editorial, and the top entrants will be part of the main exhibition of PhotoVogue Festival 2022 in Milan, Italy. Vogue, 4 Apr. 2022 See More

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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 23 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for editorial

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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