- a newspaper page devoted to signed articles by commentators, essayists, humorists, etc., of varying viewpoints: the Op-Ed of today’s New York Times.
- a page of a newspaper where varying opinions are expressed by columnists, commentators, etc
- (as modifier)an op-ed column in the New York Times
adj.1970, in reference to the page of a newspaper opposite the editorial page, usually devoted to personal opinion columns. The thing itself said to have been pioneered by the New York “World.”