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newsgirl

[ nooz-gurl, nyooz- ]
/ ˈnuzˌgɜrl, ˈnyuz- /
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noun
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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How to use newsgirl in a sentence

  • 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

newsgirl
/ (ˈnjuːzˌɡɜːl) /

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