editorial

adjective
ed·​i·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce editorial (audio) \

Definition of editorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to an editor or editing an editorial office
2 : being or resembling an editorial an editorial statement

editorial

noun

Definition of editorial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a newspaper or magazine article that gives the opinions of the editors or publishers also : an expression of opinion that resembles such an article a television editorial

Other Words from editorial

Adjective

editorially \ ˌe-​də-​ˈtȯr-​ē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce editorial (audio) \ adverb

Examples of editorial in a Sentence

Adjective He got an editorial job at the newspaper. Noun The paper published an editorial strongly criticizing the mayor's actions.
Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The editorial staff of National Geographic was not involved in the preparation or production of this content. Paul Kay, Environment, 4 Jan. 2022 The project is an envy-inducing example of the power of collaboration between reporters with technical and editorial skill sets in the newsroom to tackle a complex reporting challenge. Stat Staff, STAT, 4 Jan. 2022 In December 2018, the company hired Jake Cohen, who had worked at Saveur and Tasting Table, to be editorial and test kitchen director. Washington Post, 4 Jan. 2022 The project was the work of The New Yorker’s editorial interactives team, which blends reporting and multimedia to expand on traditional storytelling. Naib Mian, The New Yorker, 29 Dec. 2021 In 1980, a year after she was hired to run Interiors, Ms. Russell told The New York Times that her editorial vision would embrace the go-go gestalt of the impending decade. New York Times, 29 Dec. 2021 Then the real fun begins: our own editorial ski test in Steamboat Springs. Marc Peruzzi, Outside Online, 9 Jan. 2022 Within a discovery channel, this is the individual, or editorial body, that selects what music to play and when. Danny Garcia, Rolling Stone, 7 Jan. 2022 One of his interviewers was the senior editorial writer, Mr. Gould Lincoln, who had begun work at the Star, as a boy, in 1895. Thomas Mallon, WSJ, 7 Jan. 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The test is still under development and will undergo further studies but won praise in a companion Nature editorial. Elizabeth Cooney, STAT, 9 Jan. 2022 Prior to joining Variety, Sharf spent seven years at IndieWire with a focus on news writing, social media growth, traffic building and editorial strategy. Variety Staff, Variety, 7 Jan. 2022 This is Elgort’s first exhibition in Germany, and features iconic shots of Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen alongside personal work and editorial portraits of musicians. Nadja Sayej, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2022 Overall, the role children play in transmitting respiratory infections should be considered in pandemic control efforts as well as the need for a Covid-19 vaccine for children, Munoz wrote in her editorial. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, 8 Oct. 2021 Your editorial does a great job explaining that the plan to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices is really a price control that would limit development of future cures. WSJ, 27 Sep. 2021 In addition to the significant moment, Rihanna also previewed one of the sultry dresses from the SS22 collection in her latest editorial for Dazed magazine styled by Ibrahim Kamara, who is also a friend of Davis. Greg Emmanuel, Essence, 27 Sep. 2021 Well, obviously, Milley should be fired, as our editorial contends. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, 15 Sep. 2021 Her editorial on the collapse of the global recycling market was honored by the California News Publishers Assn. Los Angeles Times, 26 July 2021

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First Known Use of editorial

Adjective

1744, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of editorial was in 1744

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“Editorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/editorial. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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editorial

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of editorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to an editor

editorial

noun

English Language Learners Definition of editorial (Entry 2 of 2)

: an essay in a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinions of its editors or publishers

editorial

adjective
ed·​i·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌe-də-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce editorial (audio) \

Kids Definition of editorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to an editor or editing an editorial office

editorial

noun

Kids Definition of editorial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a newspaper or magazine article that gives the opinions of its editors or publishers

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