a person who interviews.
a peephole in an entrance door.

Origin of interviewer

First recorded in 1865–70; interview + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for interviewer

interrogator, reporter, inquirer

Examples from the Web for interviewer

Contemporary Examples of interviewer

Historical Examples of interviewer

  • 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.

Word Origin and History for interviewer

1869, agent noun from interview (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper