rewrite man

noun
re·​write man | \ ˈrē-ˌrīt-ˌman How to pronounce rewrite man (audio) \

Definition of rewrite man

: a newspaperman who specializes in rewriting

Examples of rewrite man in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Todbaum was the kind of con man whom Hollywood richly rewards, while Sandy plateaued as a competent rewrite man who never got his name on anything. Washington Post, 10 Nov. 2020 Had Chinese and Soviet Communists really uncovered a machine or method to rewrite men’s minds and supplant their free will? Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian, 22 May 2017

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First Known Use of rewrite man

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Rewrite man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rewrite%20man. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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