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subeditor

[ suhb-ed-i-ter ]
/ sʌbˈɛd ɪ tər /
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noun
a subordinate or junior editor.
British. a copyeditor.
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Origin of subeditor

First recorded in 1825–35; sub- + editor

OTHER WORDS FROM subeditor

sub·ed·i·to·ri·al [suhb-ed-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ˌsʌb ɛd ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjectivesub·ed·i·tor·ship, noun
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How to use subeditor in a sentence

  • To-day,” the date being three days old, “I went out to lunch, leaving a thick headed subeditor in charge.

    The Silent Barrier|Louis Tracy

British Dictionary definitions for subeditor

subeditor
/ (sʌbˈɛdɪtə) /

noun
a person who checks and edits copy, esp on a newspaper
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