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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 of newspaperman
1800-1810
1800-10; newspaper + -man
Usage note
See -man.
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  • "I'm telling you something, Lawler," grinned the newspaperman as he gripped Lawler's hand just before the train started.

    The Trail Horde Charles Alden Seltzer
  • It was apparent to Trent that he was debating continuing the subject with a newspaperman.

    The Monster S. M. Tenneshaw
  • And of course that newspaperman said, "My God, I thought he was going to shoot us."

    Warren Commission (7 of 26): Hearings Vol. VII (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • The newspaperman, gazing with awe upon it, felt that terrific force was there.

    Hellhounds of the Cosmos Clifford Donald Simak
  • The widow of a wealthy Pittsburgh newspaperman, she was now active in Pennsylvania suffrage organizations.

    Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz
  • No one ever made a newspaperman do what he really didn't want to do.

    Cue for Quiet Thomas L. Sherred
  • It was some time before the truth leaked out through the lips of a newspaperman who was aboard the Bennington.

    El Diablo Brayton Norton
  • The newspaperman lay across the table, his head asleep on his arm.

    Gargoyles Ben Hecht
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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