from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The editor having final responsibility for the operations and policies of a publication.
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- n. The highest ranking editor on an editorial staff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
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Hu Xijin, editor in chief of Global Times part of the Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily, cited the incident in an item he posted on the Chinese version of Twitter attacking his own government.
Global fashion icon and editor in chief of American Vogue magazine and assumed clotheshorse Anna Wintour agrees.
Jennifer Vanasco is the editor in chief of 365gay.com.
The lexicographer Frank Abate, former editor in chief of American dictionaries for Oxford University Press, disagrees: The idea of ‘pale’ in the OED seems to me to be misleading.
Nothing to it—satisfies the need for the new: “Hyphenation gives the impression,” says Frank Abate, former editor in chief of the U.S. Dictionaries program at Oxford University Press, “that the compound is novel, imaginative or requires some background knowledge.”