op-ed

noun, often capitalized O&E, often attributive
\ ˈäp-ˈed How to pronounce op-ed (audio) \

Definition of op-ed

: a page of special features usually opposite the editorial page of a newspaper also : a feature on such a page

First Known Use of op-ed

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for op-ed

short for opposite editorial

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op-ed

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English Language Learners Definition of op-ed

US : an essay in a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinion of the writer and that is written by someone who is not employed by the newspaper or magazine

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