Origin of editor
Related Words for editorproofreader, copyreader, newspaperwoman, copyholder, newspaperman, reviser, deskman
Examples from the Web for editor
Contemporary Examples of editor
The film had been with George Tomasini, the editor, and Hitch hadn't seen it in ten days.
My editor called and said, “Do a column on this Lena Dunham flap!”Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham
P. J. O’Rourke
December 13, 2014
In 1953, Les Cahiers devoted an issue to Hitchcock, including an interview conducted by André Bazin, the editor of the magazine.
Editor's Note: This article has been revised to include the definition and text of Section 12.Prof: MIT Hospitalized Me For Ferguson Tweets
December 11, 2014
Editor's Note: This story had been amended to clarify Jeffrey Wright's Naval service.The Navy ‘Hero’ Who Pimped an HIV-Positive Teen
December 11, 2014
Historical Examples of editor
That editor must think that 'Jane Meredith' is full of years and ripe experience.
So you have resolved, Linda, that you don't want your editor to know your real name.
John opened his mouth to speak, but before he could say a word, the editor stopped him.
It had not been easy to interview the editor of the Daily Sensation.
I'll turn one of my chaps on to writing half a dozen letters to the Editor about it!
- a person who makes a selection and arrangement of individual shots in order to construct the flowing sequence of images for a film
- a device for editing film, including a viewer and a splicer
Word Origin for editor
1640s, "publisher," from Latin editor "one who puts forth," agent noun from editus, past participle of edere (see edition). By 1712 in sense of "person who prepares written matter for publication;" specific sense in newspapers is from 1803.