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newsagent

[ nooz-ey-juhnt, nyooz- ]

noun

, Chiefly British.


newsagent

/ ˈnjuːzˌdiːlə; ˈnjuːzˌeɪdʒənt /

noun

  1. a shopkeeper who sells newspapers, stationery, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of newsagent1

First recorded in 1850–55; news + agent
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Example Sentences

A newsagent further down on Nathan Road  told The Daily Beast that he recognized a number of retired cops in the cavalry charge.

As an adult she was a “newsagent reader,” leafing through copies at newsstands before buying the more refined Sunday Telegraph.

He inherited from his father a newsagent's business, to which he steadily adhered up to his death, "in his 73rd year."

The newsagent's clerk, when arranging his wares that morning, had had what he felt to be an unusually bright idea.

So, with just a little grain of hope, they retraced their steps to the post office, which was also a stationer's and newsagent's.

Farley, our newsagent and tobacconist, held me when I went in for an ounce of the usual mild.

He then settled in Nottingham, and commenced business as a printer, bookseller, and newsagent.

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