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newswoman

[nooz-woo m-uh n, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌwʊm ən, ˈnyuz-/
noun, plural newswomen.
1.
a woman employed to gather news, as for a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television news bureau.
2.
a woman who reports the news on radio or television.
3.
a woman who sells or distributes newspapers, periodicals, etc.
Origin of newswoman
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; news + -woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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  • He stopped to buy the paper that the boy on a bicycle was just giving our newswoman.

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British Dictionary definitions for newswoman

newswoman

/ˈnjuːzˌwʊmən/
noun (pl) -women
1.
(informal) a female newsreader or reporter Gender-neutral forms newsreader, reporter
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