Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The position, functions, or guidance of an editor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the position or job of being an editor

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The office or charge of an editor; care and superintendence of a publication.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The office of an editor.

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

  • n. the position of editor

Etymologies

editor +‎ -ship (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • An initially negative report from a referee plus a change in editorship delayed publication until September of 1964.

    William F. Sharpe - Autobiography

  • It cannot be said that his editorship was a success.

    The History of "Punch"

  • Cornhill under my editorship was a place of belles-lettres.

    The Adventure of Living

  • _Cornhill_ under my editorship was a place of _belles-lettres.

    The Adventure of Living : a Subjective Autobiography

  • Which is to say, he has a record of fine editorship, which is continued on this year; aside from my two books he’s also edited Widdershins by Charles de Lint, Farthing by Jo Walton and The Armies of Memory by John Barnes, among others.

    2007 February 04 « Whatever

  • At the outset, many friends warned me about the pitfalls of taking on the editorship of such a project.

    Between War and Peace

  • It's the first cover of my editorship and if it doesn't provoke any reaction whatsoever – if it was just a nice picture of James Franco looking a bit cool and saying something a bit interesting about his new film – I would have been a bit disappointed and felt like I hadn't done my job.

    Alex Bilmes: 'I'm a total starfucker'

  • The man who was editing the News of the World when it was closed by Rupert Murdoch, and whose editorship of the Sunday Mirror ended after his paper collapsed a trial, is back – this time at Mort Zuckerman's New York Daily News.

    Colin Myler: the great survivor

  • A smaller number include events dating back to the editorship of Rebekah Brooks, who was Coulson's immediate predecessor, and who subsequently became chief executive of News International before her resignation last summer in the wake of revelations about the hacking of a phone belonging to Milly Dowler.

    How News Group hid the phone-hacking scandal

  • Myler's editorship came after the hacking, of course, but square in the middle of the time when the Murdoch machine said it was all down to a "single rogue reporter".

    Colin Myler: the great survivor

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