copyreader
copyreader copyreader n. an editor who prepares text for publication.

Syn: copy editor, text editor. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • copyreader — ☆ copyreader [käp′ērēd΄ər ] n. COPY EDITOR …   English World dictionary

  • copyreader — noun Date: 1892 copy editor • copyread transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copyreader — /kop ee ree deuhr/, n. 1. an editor concerned with the preparation of copy for the typesetter and printer. 2. Also called rim man. a person who edits copy and writes headlines for a newspaper. Cf. copy editor (def. 3). [1890 95, Amer.; COPY +… …   Universalium

  • copyreader — Synonyms and related words: city editor, columnist, copy chief, copy editor, copyholder, copyman, correspondent, cub reporter, diaskeuast, editor, editorial writer, feature editor, foreign correspondent, gazetteer, interviewer, journalist, leader …   Moby Thesaurus

  • copyreader — n. one who edits newspaper text; manuscript editor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • copyreader — copy·reader …   English syllables

  • copyreader — cop•y•read•er [[t]ˈkɒp iˌri dər[/t]] n. 1) jou copyeditor 2) jou a newspaper employee who edits copy and writes headlines • Etymology: 1890–95, amer. cop′y•read , v.t. read ˌrɛd read•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • copyreader — n. a person who reads and edits copy for a newspaper or book. Derivatives: copyread v.tr. * * * noun an editor who prepares text for publication • Syn: ↑copy editor, ↑text editor • Derivationally related forms: ↑copyread • Hypernyms: ↑editor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rim man — copyreader (def. 2). [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • rim man — copyreader (def. 2). [1930 35] …   Useful english dictionary

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