Definitions of editor

  1. a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication
  2. ( computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
  3. a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text ( especially of a newspaper or magazine)
  4. One who edits; esp., a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for publication.
  5. One who superintends, revises, or prepares a literary work for publication; one who conducts a newspaper, magazine, etc.
  6. One who edits a book or journal.
  10. One who edits; one having charge of a publication.
  11. A person who superintends the impression of a book, or who revises, corrects, and prepares it for publication; one who superintends the preparation or publication of a magazine or journal.
  12. One who superintends the publication of a book, magazine, or newspaper.

Quotes of editor

  1. If every editor turns you down, maybe you should take a second look at your text, however, just in case. – Piers Anthony
  2. I wanted to be an editor or a journalist, I wasn't really interested in being an entrepreneur, but I soon found I had to become an entrepreneur in order to keep my magazine going. – Richard Branson
  3. When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified -only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do. – Jonathan Carroll
  4. I've been using the same editor thankfully, she's been sticking with me, but I've been doing it full -on guerilla style... I haven't gotten any public sponsor or anything, because I don't want to seem like I'm trying to sell any particular thing. – Daryl Hannah
  5. I began using pseudonyms early in my career, when I was being paid a quarter a cent a word for my work, and when I had to write a lot to earn a living. Sometimes I had three or four stories in a single magazine without the editor knowing they were all by me. – Evan Hunter
  6. I got tired of people complaining that it was too hard to use UNIX because the editor was too complicated. – Bill Joy
  7. As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary. – Sylvia Kristel
  8. A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self -addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor – Ring Lardner
  9. I have an editor in my head, that's why I can't read Harry Potter, because Rowling is such a lousy writer. – Colleen McCullough
  10. One of my first jobs was at the Boston Globe. I worked in the sports department six months a year. When I was ready to graduate, the sports editor gave me a job as a schoolboy sports writer. – Will McDonough
  11. This is a man who graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in three years, editor of the Harvard Law Review, argued 39 cases before the Supreme Court. – Rod Parsley
  12. I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards. – Galen Rowell
  13. Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally, it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer, an editor a director. – Michael Tilson Thomas

Usage examples for editor

  1. Cowan, the gray- haired sporting editor was telling whimsical stories of the " old days" when he had been a cub. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  2. It was the editor of the True Blue who said this. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  3. " Perhaps it would be best for you to go by yourself," the editor admitted. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  4. Well, he came back after the fight was over, all puffed up and important, and they told him the city editor wanted him. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  5. I'm a newspaper man, you know, and there isn't anything a city editor likes better than he does a human interest story. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  6. What a field for the news editor of the greatest paper in the land! – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  7. It doesn't sound much from a newspaper editor but it's as much as he can afford. – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
  8. The hearty thanks of both author and editor are due to Messrs. – A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 by Henry R. Plomer
  9. " Oh yes; I was editor of a morning paper," he explained. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  10. In 1763 a volume of letters of Francis Bacon was issued under the same editor – The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley
  11. Mrs. Dodge was the only one of the company who had the least capacity as an editor and her work was confined to the children's pages. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  12. Dear Editor There is one question I would like to ask. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  13. The young editor was in despair. – Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  14. " Wait a moment," said the editor – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  15. The matter was submitted to the editor – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  16. The editor ventured to object, and the passage was tried on the piano, at the Composer's request. – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
  17. After having lived in the enjoyment of this blessing for nearly thirty years, she was asked by the editor of 'The Officer' to write her experience. – The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men" by Minnie L. Carpenter
  18. I should not feel quite in my element in a house where the editor of a Sunday newspaper was an attractive guest. – The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs
  19. I cannot be the editor of The World of Art, as I cannot live in Petersburg, ... – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  20. You convince me that Little Mac's devotion is extraordinary, continued Captain Bob Shorty, dreamily; but he don't come up to a chap I once knew, which was a editor – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell

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