sub·​ed·​i·​tor ˌsəb-ˈe-də-tər How to pronounce subeditor (audio)
chiefly British
subedit transitive verb chiefly British
subeditorial adjective chiefly British

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Iona Italia is a freelance writer and translator and the subeditor of Areo magazine. Iona Italia, Washington Examiner, 4 Mar. 2021 Nobody gets them right every time, but subeditors might consider letting enormous font-sizes shrink to accommodate more information. The Economist, 24 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subeditor was in 1819

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“Subeditor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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