copyreader

copyreader

[kop-ee-ree-der]
noun
1.
an editor concerned with the preparation of copy for the typesetter and printer.
2.
Also called rim man. a person who edits copy and writes headlines for a newspaper. Compare copyeditor ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism; copy + reader

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copyreader (ˈkɒpɪˌriːdə)
 
n
(US) a person who edits and prepares newspaper copy for publication; subeditor

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