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- noun A person who
- noun A person whose
occupationis to proofread.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
Sorry, no etymologies found.
My usual proofreader is not a good choice for this semi-technical article.
My regular proofreader is out of commission and I seem to have let a few details slip.
And, speaking of angels, remember when I said a freelance editor and proofreader from the U.S. offered to edit my book in exchange for a trip to Mexico?
LeisureGuy and others — if we charged a $50 annual subscription fee, a proofreader is the last thing we would spend it on.
Finally I e-mailed him back and carbon copied it to my supervisor basically saying that I had other ads that were more important than his right now and I'll get to his when I can and if he wants to talk about changes or whatever to call the proofreader and leave me the hell alone.
Otherwise it wouldn't have been parallel with "proofreader", and we wouldn't have known how to spell the verb "copyedit".
I probably talk about proof reading more than anything else, because it's the most time-consuming of all my tasks, but I wouldn't call myself a 'proofreader'.
January 28th, 2010 at 1: 51 pm you really need proofreader to intercede before entries are posted. kafka says:
Please for the love of Zeus someone at CAP get a proofreader for Yglesias.
I was fortunate in that I worked as a copy editor/proofreader at L.A. Weekly, which fostered an atmosphere of tolerance and acceptance.