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 products are not endorsed by the NBC News editorial team. NBC News, "Get cheap flights delivered to your inbox with this app," 9 Aug. 2019 Now, millennial angst has found its intellectual voice in Joseph Sternberg, an editorial-page writer based in London for the Wall Street Journal. The Economist, "Smashed like avocados: how young people are treated by their elders," 10 July 2019 Bit by bit, an editorial team mined more than two decades' worth of Rickles' voice sessions and outtakes recorded for movies, shorts, theme parks, toys and other projects. chicagotribune.com, "How ‘Toy Story 4’ and Pixar keep Don Rickles’ legacy alive two years after his death," 20 June 2019 The inaugural Fodor's Travel Awards results are in, chosen by the company's editorial team of travel experts, which have named the best airports, airlines and cruises across the U.S. and the world in a variety of categories. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "The best — and worst — airports in the world, according to Fodor's Travel," 12 June 2019 The products are not endorsed by the NBC News editorial team. NBC News, "Get cheap flights delivered to your inbox with this app," 9 Aug. 2019 So that’s why the news that the journal’s entire 2020 editorial team is a diverse group of women is so important. Ellen Mcgirt, Fortune, "Who Won the Democratic Debate?: raceAhead," 1 Aug. 2019 An unacceptable choice Although Pazen said the sticking points between Denver police and the local media are not about control over editorial content or input, not everyone agrees. Saja Hindi, The Denver Post, "Denver police radios go silent to the public as department switches to encrypted transmissions," 29 July 2019 The products are not endorsed by the NBC News editorial team. NBC News, "Become an elite digital marketer in 2019 for just $35," 22 July 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

The Boston Globe on Wednesday named Bina Venkataraman as its new editorial page editor. BostonGlobe.com, "The week in business," 8 Sep. 2019 And sure, no one can do it like Princess Di, but Hailey Bieber came really, really close in her most recent editorial for Vogue Paris. Tara Gonzalez, Glamour, "The Sweater Hailey Bieber Used to Recreate Princess Diana's Look Is Only $60," 4 Sep. 2019 But James Bennet, the editorial page editor, said the decision was being contemplated well ahead of time. Brian Stelter, CNN, "Critics bemoan New York Times' decision to stop running editorial cartoons," 10 June 2019 Lundquist, his publisher, and a linguist working on gender followed up with an editorial in a big newspaper saying that life should imitate art. Adam Rogers, WIRED, "Actually, Gender-Neutral Pronouns Can Change a Culture," 15 Aug. 2019 Plank's defense of Baltimore -- a far milder retort than an editorial in the Baltimore Sun -- is not the first time he's taken issue with President Trump. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Under Armour CEO: Thousands of employees "proudly call Baltimore home"," 29 July 2019 Pulliam ran a front-page editorial in The Republic supporting the measure, and the Legislature passed the bill to establish a statewide grand jury. Ian James, azcentral, "He took down dams, freed wolves and preserved wildlands. Bruce Babbitt is still at work," 14 July 2019 In 2009, Adam Raff published an editorial in The New York Times. Adi Robertson, The Verge, "The long, tortured quest to make Google unbiased," 6 Dec. 2018 Lauren Hitt, national director of rapid response for O'Rourke's campaign, slammed the Houston Chronicle editorial on Monday. Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY, "'Texas needs you': Houston Chronicle calls on O'Rourke to end presidential bid, run for Senate," 12 Aug. 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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