Definition of Rewrite man
1. Noun. Someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication.
Specialized synonyms: Abbreviator, Abridger
Generic synonyms: Editor, Editor In Chief
Derivative terms: Redact, Redact, Revise, Rewrite, Rewrite
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rewrite Man
Literary usage of Rewrite man
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence: A Manual for Reporters by Grant Milnor Hyde (1916)
"If a story has been run through two or three editions and new developments have changed it, the story is turned over to a rewrite man for consequent ..."
2. Vocations for the Trained Woman: Opportunities Other Than Teaching by Perkins, Agnes Frances, 1875- (1910)
"Then, consistently with the degree of sensationalism in which his paper indulges, the rewrite man selects the most thrilling or touching or important ..."
3. Types of News Writing by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer (1916)
"Under some circumstances, particularly when lack of time prevents his writing the story and sending it in, he telephones the facts to a rewrite man in the ..."
4. The American Pageant Revisited: Recollections of a Stanford Historian by Thomas A. Bailey (1982)
""I'll first have to take it back to my rewrite man, and after he has cut out all the corn and made it a dignified and conventional text, ..."
5. Newspaper Writing and Editing by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer (1913)
"is necessary for success as a rewrite man, not in order to invent fictitious details, but to see the event in all its relations and to select the most ..."
6. The Writing of English by John Matthews Manly, Edith Rickert (1920)
"As a reporter, he always happens to be where news happens, all eyes and ears for every detail; as a rewrite man, he has an instinct which registers ..."
7. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"From the data supplied the rewrite man is able to prepare a quite satisfactory sketch for the next edition, altho he may have had just a few minutes in ..."