editorialist editorialist  /ˌɛ də ˈtɔ ri ə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a journalist who writes editorials

Usage(s):

  1. After the war he moved into journalism as an editor for local papers but found his true home as an outspoken editorialist on WRAL, a Raleigh-Durham radio and television station.
  2. In 1910 Grover went to work as an editorialist on the Advertiser, started his career there by defending Alice Roosevelt Longworth's right to smoke cigarets.
  3. A campaign to make the world safer may wind up making it even more dangerous, as every anxious European editorialist has warned.

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  • Asked to compare his work with Michael Moore's, Stewart says: "He's an activist. We travel in the same sorts of manipulations to some extent, but we are more passive editorialists. He's an active editorialist. I would go so far as to say that I...
    on Sep 30, 2005 By: Jon Stewart Source: guardian.co.uk

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