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night editor

noun

  1. an editor responsible for getting a morning newspaper to press, for the night operations of a wire service, or the like.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of night editor1

First recorded in 1865–70

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Example Sentences

The report passed the World night-editor, and appeared, next morning.

Well, then, you may be the night-editor, but you sound exactly like that fresh reporter who 128 spoke to me a moment ago.

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