Meaning of copyeditor


Pronunciation: (kop'ē-ed"i-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who edits a manuscript, text, etc., for publication, esp. to find and correct errors in style, punctuation, and grammar.
  2. a copyreader.
  3. Also calledthe head copyreader on a newspaper.
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