copyreader

copyreader
n. a person who reads and edits copy for a newspaper or book.
Derivatives:
copyread v.tr.

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noun
an editor who prepares text for publication
Syn: ↑copy editor, ↑text editor
Derivationally related forms: ↑copyread
Hypernyms: ↑editor, ↑editor in chief

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\\-də(r)\ noun
1. : a publishing-house editor who reads and corrects manuscript copy and sometimes specifies size and style of type and the positioning of illustrations; also : one who edits copy and adds headlines for a newspaper
2. : one who reads and evaluates usually unsolicited manuscripts for publication

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/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 + READER]

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copˈyreader noun
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Main Entry:copy

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • copyreader — n. an editor who prepares text for publication. Syn: copy editor, text editor. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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

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

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