re·​view·​er ri-ˈvyü-ər How to pronounce reviewer (audio)
: one that reviews
especially : a writer of critical reviews

Examples of reviewer in a Sentence

many reviewers were unhappy with the movie's cryptic ending
Recent Examples on the Web Very colorful and really brightens up any room,’ a reviewer shares. Cristian Esteban, Rolling Stone, 1 Dec. 2023 This is a pretty obvious nudge and a warning for all readers and reviewers. Ursula Lindsey, The New York Review of Books, 30 Nov. 2023 The vest operates on a rechargeable battery that reviewers say lasts several hours. Olivia Young, Travel + Leisure, 29 Nov. 2023 Many five-star reviewers like that this charger works quickly and can be used to power up other Apple devices like iPads and AirPods. Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 29 Nov. 2023 By automating the review process, AI can eliminate or significantly reduce the burden on human reviewers and minimize the risk of errors. Pinaki Dasgupta, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Notable deals include the Supersonic Hair Dryer, which our reviewer said ended her 20-year battle with frizz. Andrea Navarro, Glamour, 27 Nov. 2023 The only real space that product reviewer Matt Jancer has for preparing food is this 42-inch-wide rolling island. Scott Gilbertson, WIRED, 27 Nov. 2023 The New York Times has documented other episodes in which parents’ digital lives were upended by naked photos and videos of their children that Google’s A.I. systems flagged and that human reviewers determined to be illicit. Kashmir Hill, New York Times, 27 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1651, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reviewer was in 1651

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“Reviewer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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