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newshawk

[nooz-hawk, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌhɔk, ˈnyuz-/
noun, Informal.
1.
a newspaper reporter, especially one who is energetic and aggressive.
Also called newshound
[nooz-hound, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌhaʊnd, ˈnyuz-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1930-1935
1930-35, Americanism; news + hawk
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British Dictionary definitions for newshawk

newshawk

/ˈnjuːzˌhɔːk/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian, informal) a newspaper reporter Also called newshound (ˈnjuːzˌhaʊnd)
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Slang definitions & phrases for newshawk

newshawk

noun

A newspaper reporter (first form 1929+, second 1936+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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