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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a newspaper page or section devoted to signed articles by commentators, essayists, etc., and sometimes to letters from readers.

    Category: Journalism

Origin of Op-Ed:

1965–70, Amer.; op(posite)ed(itorial page)


  1. op-ed(Noun)

    A newspaper page containing signed articles by commentators expressing viewpoints that may not agree with those espoused by the editorial board, traditionally printed opposite the editorial page.

  2. op-ed(Adjective)

    Of or being a newspaper page, usually opposite the editorial page, that features signed articles expressing personal viewpoints.

  3. op-ed(Adjective)

    Of an article, written in a style suitable for publication as an op-ed.

  4. Origin: Abbreviation for “opposite the editorial” (often incorrectly thought to be abbreviation for opinion/editorial).

Anagrams of op-ed

  1. poed, p.o.ed, p.o.'ed

  2. dope

  3. pedo

  4. deop


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