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 editorially (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

As one of the first African American models to achieve runway and editorial success in the fashion industry, Cleveland rose to fame in the 1960s and 1970s. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pat Cleveland Diagnosed With Colon Cancer After Walking Paris Fashion Week," 2 Apr. 2019 After graduating from college, Abby, a 22-year-old from Nebraska, accepted a dream job as an editorial assistant at a book publishing company in New York City. Caitlin Flynn, Glamour, "How To Talk To Your Boss About Your Mental Health," 27 Mar. 2019 The conference includes a mix of images from Town & Country’s brand heritage, as well as their team’s recent editorial pieces on their bulletin board. Liz Cantrell, ELLE Decor, "How to Make Your Office a "Home Away From Home"," 25 Feb. 2019 The bareMinerals beauty ambassador and owner of Rose Inc.—an editorial beauty and lifestyle platform—got candid about everyone's biggest beauty misconception of her, her skin struggles, and her number-one product for getting that glow. Maya Allen, Marie Claire, "Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's #1 Product for Glowy Skin Is Not What You'd Expect," 22 Feb. 2019 Google and Facebook have gained editorial influence over the press. Mark Epstein, WSJ, "Google and Facebook Worsen Media Bias," 10 Feb. 2019 Yuhan Wang’s whimsical pieces have already become editorial and celebrity hits in Europe—especially the fantastical hats. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Meet the Young Womenswear Designers Changing the Game in London," 6 Feb. 2019 Companies that interact with customers mainly via the internet seek out an aesthetic that’s more editorial than commercial. Catherine Romano, WSJ, "Start Buying Furniture the Millennial Way—or Risk Missing Out," 13 Dec. 2018 Top Apple executives have publicly advocated for the company’s decidedly editorial approach to picking news stories. Casey Newton, The Verge, "One way Twitter’s ad archive improves on Facebook’s," 3 Nov. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The collection, which featured Technicolor plumage on gowns, blouses, and accessories, has been in high demand, for both the red carpet and fashion editorials. Glamour, "If You Want a Big Style Moment in 2019, Bring On the Feathers," 10 Apr. 2019 Capturing that magic for a new demographic was key for Universal Standard, and something the brand actively tried to do in the collaboration’s editorial and e-commerce imagery. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "With a Universal Standard Collaboration, Rodarte Aims to Dress Every Woman and Every Size," 9 Apr. 2019 The Vatican’s editorial director, Andrea Tornielli, acknowledged that very few children actually live in the Vatican City State. Nicole Winfield, The Seattle Times, "Pope requires sex abuse claims be reported in Vatican City," 30 Mar. 2019 The digital site will also feature editorials and profiles on fashion experts and influencers who epitomize the Moxie Made lifestyle. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Rachael Ray Launches Fashion E-Commerce Site Featuring Female-Founded Brands," 22 Mar. 2019 This campaign and fashion editorial shines a light on these powerful women who are finding solutions to some of today’s largest social issues. Jessica Andrews, Teen Vogue, "All Womxn Project Launches New Campaign for International Women’s Day," 8 Mar. 2019 In other news of the week: On New Year’s Day, Mitt Romney penned an editorial in the Washington Post, excoriating the president for his lack of character. Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, "The Week in Washington: A Shutdown with No End in Sight," 6 Jan. 2019 What's the basis in law for investigating who wrote this editorial? Fox News, "Pence on impact of anonymous NYT op-ed, Woodward's new book," 9 Sep. 2018 Within minutes, Hiassen, editorial page editor Gerald Fischman, 61, editor-writer John McNamara, 56, sales assistant Rebecca Smith, 34, and reporter-editor Wendi Winters, 65, would be fatally shot. John Bacon, USA TODAY, "Memorial services begin for Capital Gazette victims; paper provides timeline of the horror," 1 July 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 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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