byliner

[ bahy-lahy-ner ]
/ ˈbaɪˌlaɪ nər /
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noun

a writer important enough to merit a byline.

Nearby words

  1. bygones,
  2. byke,
  3. bylane,
  4. bylaw,
  5. byline,
  6. byng,
  7. byo,
  8. byob,
  9. byod,
  10. bypass

Origin of byliner

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; byline + -er1

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