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[ri-vyoo-er] /rɪˈvyu ər/
a person who reviews.
a person who reviews books, plays, etc.
Origin of reviewer
1605-15; review + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Usually, one tries to pick a film reviewer who does not have a hobby horse to ride.
  • Any reasonable reviewer would now reasonably doubt other so called evidence until it is reviewed further and verified.
  • To the reviewer above me-you don't really need a picture of this place to get the idea.
  • Occasionally, that point of view seems to influence the choice of reviewer, particularly in politically oriented nonfiction.
  • Not my sympathy for the customer but for the reviewer.
  • For each reviewer, show the distribution of their rankings next to their review.
  • Reading them today, our reviewer is thrilled by their genius.
  • It is absolutely solid wherever it can be checked against this reviewer's knowledge.
  • Calling these into question is fair game, as long as the reviewer provides countervailing arguments or evidence.
  • For every reviewer who applauds, there is one who stifles a yawn.
Word Origin and History for reviewer

1610s, "one who reviews" (in any sense), agent noun from review (v.). Specifically, "one who critically examines and passes judgment on new publications or productions; a writer of reviews" is from 1650s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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