re·​view·​er | \ ri-ˈvyü-ər How to pronounce reviewer (audio) \

Definition of reviewer

: one that reviews especially : a writer of critical reviews

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Examples of reviewer in a Sentence

many reviewers were unhappy with the movie's cryptic ending
Recent Examples on the Web That reviewer evaluated two high school math books. Leslie Postal, Orlando Sentinel, 6 May 2022 Another reviewer who suffered from night sweats explained that these sheets have been a huge help overnight. Amy Schulman,, 24 Apr. 2022 Emma Fox is an author and reviewer of Young Adult fantasy and historical fiction. Shauna Stuart |, al, 21 Apr. 2022 Quiroga has edited several special issues and is also an accomplished vehicle tester and reviewer. Car and Driver, 18 Feb. 2022 Losing baseball managers get fired, mediocre pitch consultants, who ran the client’s last pitch and advised on hiring an agency that didn’t pan out, are often invited back by serial reviewer to the next review. Avi Dan, Forbes, 27 Sep. 2021 The State Bar had only one outside reviewer, and that person had been the sole person examining closed cases since 2012. Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2022 Another five-star reviewer who has the bag in light purple wore it with a pair of Camssoo square toe heels that matched the bag's color to a T. Carly Kulzer,, 8 Apr. 2022 Not that every reviewer was busy busting out the superlatives for Sonic either. Brent Lang, Variety, 8 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of reviewer

1651, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reviewer was in 1651

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12 May 2022

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“Reviewer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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