- a newspaper reporter, especially one who is energetic and aggressive.
Origin of newshawk
Also called news·hound [nooz-hound, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌhaʊnd, ˈnyuz-/.
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This should have satisfied any newshawk, but Bundy's nose still itched.The Galaxy Primes
Edward Elmer Smith
- US and Canadian informal a newspaper reporterAlso called: newshound (ˈnjuːzˌhaʊnd)
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