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newspaperman

[nooz-pey-per-man, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos-] /ˈnuzˌpeɪ pərˌmæn, ˈnyuz-, ˈnus-, ˈnyus-/
noun, plural newspapermen.
1.
a person employed by a newspaper or wire service as a reporter, writer, editor, etc.
2.
the owner or operator of a newspaper or news service.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; newspaper + -man
Usage note
See -man.
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Examples for newspaperman
  • There were two pedestrians in the intersection: a newspaperman and a panhandler.
British Dictionary definitions for newspaperman

newspaperman

/ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpəˌmæn/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a man who works for a newspaper as a reporter or editor
2.
the male owner or proprietor of a newspaper
3.
a man who sells newspapers in the street
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