or cop·y ed·i·tor
- a person who edits a manuscript, text, etc., for publication, especially to find and correct errors in style, punctuation, and grammar.
- a copyreader.
- Also called slot man. the head copyreader on a newspaper.
Origin of copyeditor
An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for copyeditor
His editor suggests that he meet with Nora, a copyeditor at the firm.The Thief of Words: Starling Lawrence
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