managing editor

noun
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of managing editor

: an editor in executive and supervisory charge of all editorial activities of a publication (such as a newspaper)

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First Known Use of managing editor

1837

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MANAGING EDITOR Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of managing editor for English Language Learners

  • : an editor who is in charge of the editorial activities of a newspaper, magazine, etc.


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