Ewoud Sanders (born 24 March 1958) is a Dutch historian of the Dutch language and a journalist. He is associated with the Museum Meermanno in The Hague, and is best known to the general public from his regular weekly column WoordHoek ("Word Corner") in the newspaper NRC Handelsblad.
His newspaper articles relate to the history of Dutch words and expressions; but also include scholarly studies of people such as the Dutch lexicographer Johan Hendrik van Dale.
Sanders uses both his own expert knowledge and his skill in internet searching to prepare his publications. In 2009, he gave the 18th Bert van Selm memorial lecture on the latter topic, under the title De reïncarnatie van het boek. In zeven stappen een eigen digitale bibliotheek ("The Reincarnation of the Book. Seven Steps Towards a Digital Library"), which was published by Leiden University Press.