rewriter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rewrite +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

rewriter (plural rewriters)

  1. One who, or that which, rewrites.
    • 2009 April 16, Charles Mcgrath, “Sex and Crime, the Updates: Gay Talese Is Back on the Beat”, New York Times:
      Part of why both books dragged on so long is that Mr. Talese, who once worked for The New York Times, is a perfectionist, an obsessive tinkerer and rewriter, and also a famously meticulous reporter and researcher who spurns devices like composite characters and faked identities.