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[nooz-gurl, nyooz-]
  1. a girl who sells or delivers newspapers.
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Origin of newsgirl

First recorded in 1865–70; news + girl
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Examples from the Web for newsgirl

Historical Examples

  • He had paid for it in a mechanical way, and was turning away when he chanced to glance at the face of the newsgirl.

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British Dictionary definitions for newsgirl


  1. informal a female newsreader or reporterGender-neutral forms: newsreader, reporter
  2. a girl who sells or delivers newspapers
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