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  1. a person who reviews.
  2. a person who reviews books, plays, etc.
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Origin of reviewer

First recorded in 1605–15; review + -er1
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Related Words for reviewer

connoisseur, expert, reporter, commentator, analyst, appraiser, judge, interpreter, evaluator

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Word Origin and History for reviewer


1610s, "one who reviews" (in any sense), agent noun from review (v.). Specifically, "one who critically examines and passes judgment on new publications or productions; a writer of reviews" is from 1650s.

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