newspaper woman

newspaperwoman

[nooz-pey-per-woom-uhn, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos-]
noun, plural newspaperwomen.
1.
a woman employed by a newspaper or wire service as a reporter, writer, editor, etc.
2.
a woman who is the owner or operator of a newspaper or news service.

Origin:
1880–85; newspaper + woman


See -woman.
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newspaperwoman (ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpəˌwʊmən)
 
n , pl -women
1.  a woman who works for a newspaper as a reporter or editor
2.  the female owner or proprietor of a newspaper
3.  a woman who sells newspapers in the street

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