reportorial

[ rep-er-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-, ree-pawr-, -pohr-, -per- ]
/ ˌrɛp ərˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌri pɔr-, -poʊr-, -pər- /
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adjective

of or relating to a reporter.
of, noting, or characteristic of a report: His lecture was more reportorial than analytical.

Origin of reportorial

1855–60, Americanism; report(er) + -orial, by analogy with pairs such as tutor, tutorial
Related formsrep·or·to·ri·al·ly, adverbun·rep·or·to·ri·al, adjective
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reportorial

/ (ˌrɛpɔːˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

mainly US of or relating to a newspaper reporter
Derived Formsreportorially, adverb

Word Origin for reportorial

C20: from reporter, influenced by editorial
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Word Origin and History for reportorial

reportorial


adj.

irregular formation, 1852, American English, from Latinized form of reporter + -ial.

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