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Definition of "editor" []

  • One who edits, especially as an occupation. (noun)
  • One who writes editorials. (noun)
  • A device for editing film, consisting basically of a splicer and viewer. (noun)
  • Computer Science A program used to edit text or data files. (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.

Use "editor" in a sentence
  • "He was editor of The Bookman after that magazine was taken over by the George H. Doran Company, and retired to the genteel dignity of “contributing editor” in 1920, to obtain leisure for more writing of his own."
  • "Left, the editor: Matthew Winkler, who conceived Bloomberg News and retains the title editor in chief."
  • "• When opening the label editor we instantiate an instance of the label class for every language."