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[in-ter-vyoo-er] /ˈɪn tərˌvyu ər/
a person who interviews.
a peephole in an entrance door.
Origin of interviewer
1865-70; interview + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Go through the five steps of the interview process as if you were both the interviewer and the interviewee.
  • It would not be out of line for an interviewer to paint me as a loon.
  • Your interviewer does seem to have had exceptional knowledge of how to sow self-doubt in others.
  • Murrow, who was not necessarily a good interviewer, was matched with people who often had remarkably little to say.
  • Taking a different approach, the interviewer asked him what he liked to recommend to people.
  • Much depends upon the sensitivity, acuity, and fidelity of the interviewer.
  • Respond to a question that sounds hostile in a way that conveys empathy with the interviewer's concern.
  • Even if an interviewer's inquiry seems elementary, take it seriously.
  • One thing about being interviewed is that you're really at the mercy of the interviewer.
  • McMillan is a gifted researcher and interviewer, shrewd and patient.
Word Origin and History for interviewer

1869, agent noun from interview (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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