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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many reviewers were unhappy with the movie's cryptic ending
Recent Examples on the Web But the blurring will be removed if the reviewer clicks on an inspect button, the company said. Tribune Content Agency, oregonlive, "Religious groups fight porn as ‘greatest threat to Christian purity’," 24 Nov. 2019 In addition to $1,000, the Hallmark reviewer will also be set up with a binge-watching package, which includes a streaming subscription, a string of fairy lights, hot chocolate and more. Molly Guthrey, Twin Cities, "Get paid to watch Hallmark Christmas movies? Apply now.," 15 Nov. 2019 David Churchill, a computer scientist at the Memorial University of Newfoundland who has run an annual StarCraft A.I. tournament for the last decade and served as a reviewer for the new paper, says a game like chess plays into an A.I.’s strengths. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "A.I. Mastered Backgammon, Chess and Go. Now It Takes on StarCraft II," 31 Oct. 2019 Once Samsung's early reviewers got their hands on the device though, numerous dead screens popped up. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "After a five-month delay, the $2,000 Galaxy Fold arrives in the US on Friday [Updated]," 23 Sep. 2019 But because the film didn’t suit the prejudices of mainstream reviewers and elite Hollywood, Kittles and S. Craig Zahler’s remarkable film were ignored during awards season. Armond White, National Review, "For Black History Month, Joaquin Phoenix Wants to Honor Black People," 5 Feb. 2020 Friendly Stop garners praise from reviewers for garlic burgers and crinkle fries. The Enquirer,, "Valentine’s, Schmalentine’s: 2 local 'dives' make Yelp's anti-Valentine's list," 4 Feb. 2020 An epidemiologist at Lancaster University in the UK, Read had always followed the old ways—submit to a journal, get accepted, get comments and edits from peer reviewers, revise the article, publish. Adam Rogers, Wired, "Coronavirus Research Is Moving at Top Speed—With a Catch," 31 Jan. 2020 After the problems found by reviewers, Samsung cancelled the Fold's original April 26 launch and refunded any pre-orders. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Samsung Galaxy Fold review: The future is an ugly disappointment," 24 Jan. 2020

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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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23 Feb 2020

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“Reviewer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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