city editor

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noun
  1. a newspaper editor in charge of local news and assignments to reporters.

  2. Also City editor. British. a newspaper or magazine editor in charge of the financial and commercial news.

Origin of city editor

1
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Words Nearby city editor

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How to use city editor in a sentence

  • When Jimmy had read the story over and made such corrections as appeared to him desirable, he took it to the city editor.

    The Flying Reporter | Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • But if he could have seen where the city editor went and what he did with the story, Jimmy would have been amazed.

    The Flying Reporter | Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss

British Dictionary definitions for city editor

city editor

noun(on a newspaper)
  1. British the editor in charge of financial and commercial news

  2. US and Canadian the editor in charge of local news

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