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.

Nearby words

  1. copybook,
  2. copyboy,
  3. copycat,
  4. copycutter,
  5. copyedit,
  6. copyfight,
  7. copyfitting,
  8. copygirl,
  9. copygraph,
  10. copyhold

Origin of copyeditor

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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