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paragrapher

[par-uh-graf-er, -grah-fer] /ˈpær əˌgræf ər, -ˌgrɑ fər/
noun
1.
a person who writes very short pieces or fillers for a newspaper.
Also, especially British, paragraphist.
Origin of paragrapher
1815-1825
1815-25; paragraph1 + -er1
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  • She saw that he had caught the spirit of the paragrapher's fling.

  • The State press took the matter up, and then the "paragrapher" had his season of merry-making.

    Old Ebenezer

    Opie Read

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