red-pencil

verb

red-pen·​cil ˈred-ˌpen(t)-səl How to pronounce red-pencil (audio)
red-penciled; red-penciling; red-pencils

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of red-pencil was in 1946

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“Red-pencil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red-pencil. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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