Op-ed Definition

ŏpĕd
op-eds
adjective
Designating, or appearing on, a page in a newspaper, usually the one opposite the editorial page, that features columns, freelance articles, letters, etc. expressing varied opinions and observations.
Webster's New World
Of an article, written in a style suitable for publication as an op-ed.
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Of a person, regularly expressing viewpoints by means of op-eds.
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noun
An Op-Ed page or an article, column, etc. appearing on an Op-Ed page.
Webster's New World

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.

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verb

Simple past tense and past participle of ope.

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Other Word Forms of Op-ed

Noun

Singular:
op-ed
Plural:
op-eds

Origin of Op-ed

  • Abbreviation for “opposite the editorial" (often incorrectly thought to be abbreviation for opinion/editorial).

    From Wiktionary

  • op(posite) ed(itorial)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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