Definition of "reader" []

  • One that reads. (noun)
  • One who publicly recites literary works. (noun)
  • A person employed by a publisher to read and evaluate manuscripts. (noun)
  • One who corrects printers' proofs; a proofreader. (noun)
  • A teaching assistant who reads and grades examination papers. (noun)
  • A person who reads (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who is fond of reading (noun)
  • At a university, a member of staff having a position between that of a senior lecturer and a professor (noun)
  • A teaching assistant in a faculty who grades papers, examinations, etc, on behalf of a professor (noun)
  • A book that is part of a planned series for those learning to read (noun)
  • A standard textbook, esp for foreign-language learning (noun)
  • A person who reads aloud in public (noun)
  • A person who reads and assesses the merit of manuscripts submitted to a publisher (noun)
  • A person employed to read proofs and indicate errors by comparison with the original copy; proofreader (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "reader" in a sentence
  • "Mophie, a renowned retailer of Apple iPhone and iPod accessories, will be revealing their new iPhone credit card reader, dubbed the "Credit Card reader&# ..."
  • "In the last few months I have become quite the label reader when it comes to my three dog's nutrition."
  • "What I find absorbing and rewarding as a reader is the perturbation of a status quo that a crisis, such as a crime, creates."