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interviewer

[in-ter-vyoo-er] /ˈɪn tərˌvyu ər/
noun
1.
a person who interviews.
2.
a peephole in an entrance door.
Origin of interviewer
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; interview + -er1
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  • Do you think, after this, that the interviewer waited for more?

  • The 'interviewer' may make use of it to supply him with 'copy,' but this remains to be seen.

  • Evidently he has not been as frank with his interviewer as he has been with me.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill
  • They are civil and obliging, and thoroughly inured to the interviewer.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • "But see here, I had an appointment," said the interviewer, with a rising voice.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
Word Origin and History for interviewer
n.

1869, agent noun from interview (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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