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See also: copyeditor
- Someone who corrects printed material and prepares it for typesetting, printing, or online publishing.
- Among the alternative forms, copy editor is the most common, copyeditor about half as much, and copy-editor a fraction of that. In terms of relative frequency, copyeditor keeps on gaining on copy editor. Merriam-Webster lists both copy editor and copyeditor, the latter as less common. The situation is different for the verbs, of which copyedit is the frequency leader. Among proofreader variants, the solid form leads by a wide margin.
editor who prepares text for publication