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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A writer of a column in a publication, such as a newspaper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a journalist who writes or edits a regularly scheduled column{8} in a periodical, usually in editorial style; a type of editorialist.
  • noun see fifth columnist in the vocabulary.

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  • noun A regular writer of a column, such as in a magazine or newspaper

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a journalist who writes editorials

Etymologies

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From column, from Latin and Greek, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kwel.

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