Definition of "reviewer" []

  • One who reviews, especially one who writes critical reviews, as for a newspaper or magazine. (noun)
  • To look at or examine again (verb)

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  • To look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc); remember (verb)
  • To inspect, esp formally or officially (verb)
  • To read through or go over in order to correct (verb)
  • To re-examine (a decision) judicially (verb)
  • To write a critical assessment of (a book, film, play, concert, etc), esp as a profession (verb)
  • The act or an instance of reviewing (noun)
  • A general survey or report (noun)
  • A critical assessment of a book, film, play, concert, etc, esp one printed in a newspaper or periodical (noun)
  • A publication containing such articles (noun)
  • (capital when part of a name) (noun)
  • A second consideration; re-examination (noun)
  • A retrospective survey (noun)
  • A formal or official inspection (noun)
  • The process of rereading a subject or notes on it, esp in preparation for an examination (noun)
  • Judicial re-examination of a case, esp by a superior court (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "reviewer" in a sentence
  • "Similarly, a good, glowing and intelligent review can work in the same way, especially if the reviewer is able to show just why this particular book excited them so."
  • "Especially when one considers that the reviewer is also reviewing the press from which the book is published, and the precarious nature of getting published, it is easy to see that there might be a vested interest one way or another."
  • "I think you're spot on with your assessment that the reviewer is a little bored."