Rewrite man

rewriteman

[ree-rahyt-man]
noun, plural rewritemen.
a newspaper employee who writes articles from available information or who reworks the copy written by reporters.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; rewrite + man1


See -man.
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rewrite man

noun
someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication [syn: redact
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