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A newspaper page, usually opposite the editorial page, that features signed articles expressing personal viewpoints.
“By this stage, there were much larger street demonstrations, vigils and op-ed pieces"
by Gata Negra January 13, 2009
comes from the words "opposite editorial", is a piece of writing usually opposite the editorial page of a newspaper or a magazine
Claire is writing the op ed pieces in "The New Towner" magazine.
by AthenaAthens December 09, 2006
OPinions & EDitorials
An op-ed peice for the NY times
by leon June 19, 2006
Often known as the abbreviation for opinion editorial this has been recognized as the opposite page inside the newspaper of the editorial page. It expresses the opinions of the named writer who is usually unaffiliated with the staff. First created in 1921 by Herbert Swope he is quoted as saying, "It occured to me that nothing is as interesting as opinion when opinion is interesting, so I devised a way to clean up the page opposite the editorial, which became the most important in America... and thereon I decided to print opinions, ignoring facts."
1.) "I went to Urban Dictionary not to get the definition of the word but to enter an op ed forum of how the word or phrase affected the culture of its users."

2.) This op ed really hits the nail on the head.
by djsee4 September 12, 2009
a page made of columns and short essays appearing across from the editorial (from opposite editorial)
Their op-ed page is boring.
by The Return of Light Joker October 04, 2009
An underage girl who's attracted older men.
'Did you hear Sparky likes that old guy? She's such an oped'
by Randy Yarnballs July 08, 2008
High on opium.

Drug Dealer: Hey want some more poppy seed?
Addict: No thanks I'm already op-ed up.
by duyen2 April 17, 2009