cub reporter

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  1. a young and rather inexperienced newspaper reporter.

Origin of cub reporter

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby cub reporter Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cub reporter in a sentence

  • He leveled a few of his own, when he was a conservative cub reporter for the American Spectator.

    The Real War on Fox | Benjamin Sarlin | October 30, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Who now are rated as successes on the roll call of those cub reporter days?

    If You Don't Write Fiction | Charles Phelps Cushing
  • Some cub reporter coined the phrase that will long outlive the man to whom it was applied.

  • Perhaps you've read stories about the cub reporter scooping the town, landing the big exclusive story and all that.

    Spring Street | James H. Richardson
  • Was she laughing now with Gibson, telling him of her experience with a flirtatious or sickly sentimental cub reporter?

    Spring Street | James H. Richardson

British Dictionary definitions for cub reporter

cub reporter

  1. a trainee reporter on a newspaper

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