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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)

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 "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."