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

The website is based in Riga, Latvia, as the journalists fear that an increasing wave of media censorship and restrictive internet laws in Russia make any editorial office there vulnerable to government pressure. Nataliya Vasilyeva, chicagotribune.com, "Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia, charged with drug dealing," 7 June 2019 The news and editorial staffs of The Denver Post had no role in this post’s preparation. Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post, "At Stapleton, Lennar Homes’ imaginative Generations models tap into families that need a set-aside, private suite," 7 June 2019 Outside does not accept money for editorial gear reviews. Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online, "The Coach Who Changed Running Forever," 7 June 2019 Brian Clark, the school’s director of news and editorial development, wrote back. David Margolick, The New Yorker, "The Campaign Volunteer Whose Brilliance Haunted Robert F. Kennedy," 7 June 2019 For the editorial campaign, Opening Ceremony collaborated with Cynthia Cervantes and Travis Gumbs of Maroon World, a publishing and creative studio based in New York City and Mexico City. Tatum Dooley, Teen Vogue, "Opening Ceremony Highlights Emerging Mexican Creatives With Its Latest Fashion Collaboration," 6 June 2019 With her work in publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Officiel, and of course ESSENCE, Jaikaran is easily becoming one of the most sought after editorial makeup artists in the industry. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "Watch 'Vivrant Thing': Jaleesa Jaikaran Gives Tips On How To Get Your Best Bold Lip," 5 June 2019 The Gates Foundation does not provide editorial input. USA Today, "'Can't pay their bills with love': For many teaching jobs, teachers' pay can't cover rent," 5 June 2019 Angela Trakoshis, an editorial assistant at Allure, says hers held up during a tough race. Tynan Sinks, Allure, "I Despised Scented Deodorant Until I Tried Native’s Customized Fragrances," 19 May 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Even some opponents of the health-care law, including The Wall Street Journal editorial page, have said O’Connor went too far and predicted he would be reversed in the appeals process. Mark Sherman, The Seattle Times, "After judge’s ruling against Obamacare, what happens now?," 17 Dec. 2018 Since then, she's landed various campaigns (Fenty Beauty!!), editorials, and walked down numerous runways (including Kanye West's Yeezy season five show). Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Halima Aden Is the First Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model to Wear a Burkini and Hijab," 30 Apr. 2019 The editorial also questioned the motivation of Lewis and his colleagues, several of whom were associated with the University of Pennsylvania and therefore had a vested interest in defending Morton's science as being free from bias. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "There’s new evidence confirming bias of the “father of scientific racism”," 4 Oct. 2018 Gerald Fischman wrote for the Capital Gazette’s editorials and edited on the weekend for the Sunday Capital. Fox News, "Rob Hiaasen, Capital Gazette editor and brother of author Carl Hiaasen, among 5 newsroom shooting victims," 2 Oct. 2018 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

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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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