Definition of copydesk in English:

copydesk

noun

North American
  • A desk in a newspaper office at which copy is edited for printing.

    • ‘As for the titles, they were almost always newspaper headlines written on the Toronto Daily Star or Star Weekly copydesks according to the place and space of the articles on the newspaper page.’
    • ‘Ellis served on six copydesks for nearly fifteen years and as a copy-writing professor at McNeese State University in Louisiana for eight years.’
    • ‘Barbara Ellis, Ph.D., is a seasoned copy editor, having served on six copydesks for nearly fifteen years and as a copy editing professor at Louisiana's McNeese State University for eight years.’
    • ‘Nancy Cherry, co-chief of The Record's news copydesk, has been selected as NJMG's next teaching fellow at Rutgers University.’
    • ‘So I work on the copydesk at a video game magazine publishing company.’

Pronunciation

copydesk

/ˈkɒpɪdɛsk/