[nooz-man, -muh n, nyooz-]
- a person employed to gather news, as for a newspaper, magazine, or radio or television news bureau; reporter.
- a person who reports the news on radio or television.
- a person who sells or distributes newspapers, periodicals, etc.; newsdealer.
Origin of newsman
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Wordsanchor, announcer, columnist, correspondent, cub, interviewer, journalist, newscaster, writer, editor, stringer
Examples from the Web for newsman
“He was somewhat known to many millions of Americans, and he had some serious chops as a newsman,” Klein said.After CNN Cancels Morgan, Larry King Says: I Could Come Back
February 24, 2014
To do so, the White House once again began trying to dig up dirt on the newsman.Nixon White House Plotted to Kill Columnist
September 15, 2010
But one newsman told me the other day that he always sells out of Alarma!Headless Bodies in Endless War
June 8, 2010
In April 1975, the newsman on top of the world, Walter Cronkite, generously gave me an hour-long interview.
Do you think as a newsman you should earn as much money as you do?
We learnt also by the cries of the newsman the death of the Duc d'Orleans.
But my voice was faint; the newsman did not hear me and he went flying past.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
A lampoon in such an edition and given away by a newsman who knew him!The Hero of the People
This cover can be obtained from any bookseller or newsman, price 1s.
Newsman's bread, botenbrt, was the term for the present given to a messenger.The Nibelungenlied
- informal a male newsreader or reporterGender-neutral forms: newsreader, reporter
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