verb (used with object), proof·read [proof-red] /ˈprufˌrɛd/, proof·read·ing [proof-ree-ding] /ˈprufˌri dɪŋ/.
verb (used without object), proof·read [proof-red] /ˈprufˌrɛd/, proof·read·ing [proof-ree-ding] /ˈprufˌri dɪŋ/.
- proof spirit,
- proof stress,
- proof theory,
- prop root,
- prop wash
Origin of proofread
Examples from the Web for proofreader
Is that not the business of the author, the editor, and the proofreader?Punctuation|Frederick W. Hamilton
And you may tell your proofreader that the letter r has never been popular in the South since the war.The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance|Paul Elmer More
Or: "Proofreader, educated young man, requires position immediately."Turns about Town|Robert Cortes Holliday
Questions of correctness and conformity to style belong not to him but to the copy editor and proofreader.Compound Words|Frederick W. Hamilton
The proofreader on a paper of large circulation is an example.The Book of Courage|John Thomson Faris