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newsman

[nooz-man, -muh n, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌmæn, -mən, ˈnyuz-/
noun, plural newsmen
[nooz-men, -muh n] /ˈnuzˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person employed to gather news, as for a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television news bureau; reporter.
2.
a person who reports the news on radio or television.
3.
a person who sells or distributes newspapers, periodicals, etc.; newsdealer.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; news + man1
Usage note
See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for news-man

newsman

/ˈnjuːzˌmæn/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(informal) a male newsreader or reporter Gender-neutral forms newsreader, reporter
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