subeditor

noun sub·ed·i·tor \ -ˈe-də-tər \

Definition of subeditor

chiefly British

subedit

play \-ˈe-dət\ transitive verb, chiefly British

subeditorial

play \ˌsəb-ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\ adjective, chiefly British

First Known Use of subeditor

1819


SUBEDITOR Defined for English Language Learners

subeditor

noun

Definition of subeditor for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to prepare a book, newspaper, etc., for printing by making sure the words are correct


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