Definition of guest editor in English:

guest editor

noun

  • See guest-edit

    • ‘I was a guest editor for 2 issues.’
    • ‘A new team of guest editors is set to take over the Today programme over the festive season.’
    • ‘Authors with an interest in preparing a submission for this special issue are encouraged to contact the guest editor at the earliest convenience.’
    • ‘He authorized production of six special issues on contemporary themes from a distinguished group of guest editors.’
    • ‘Was the editor making the guest editor the scapegoat for her own failures?’