rewrite man

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

Definition of rewrite man

: a newspaperman who specializes in rewriting

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Recent Examples on the Web Had Chinese and Soviet Communists really uncovered a machine or method to rewrite men’s minds and supplant their free will? Lorraine Boissoneault, Smithsonian, "The True Story of Brainwashing and How It Shaped America," 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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