rewriteman

[ ree-rahyt-man ]
/ ˈri raɪtˌmæn /

noun, plural re·write·men.

a newspaper employee who writes articles from available information or who reworks the copy written by reporters.

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Origin of rewriteman

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; rewrite + man

usage note for rewriteman

See -man.
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