Definition of proofreader in English:

proofreader

noun

  • See proofread

    • ‘Was the poor publisher supposed to pay top dollar for a team of world-class typesetters and proofreaders and then sell the thing for next to nothing?’
    • ‘Despite our unflagging efforts, aided by outside proofreaders, typos still crop up from time to time.’
    • ‘Typos appear in virtually every book, and it's up to the proofreaders and typesetters to root them out.’
    • ‘If this is to be done, at a minimum, a typesetter and proofreader should be employed to improve the look of the book and avoid the annoying level of basic errors in the text.’
    • ‘Even when authors carefully check their work, and editors edit it and proofreaders proofread it, things go wrong.’

Pronunciation

proofreader

/ˈpruːfriːdə/