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newsman

[ nooz-man, -muhn, nyooz- ]
/ ˈnuzˌmæn, -mən, ˈnyuz- /
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noun, plural news·men [nooz-men, -muhn]. /ˈnuzˌmɛn, -mən/.
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.
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Origin of newsman

First recorded in 1590–1600; news + man

usage note for newsman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for newsman

newsman
/ (ˈnjuːzˌmæn) /

noun plural -men
informal a male newsreader or reporterGender-neutral forms: newsreader, reporter
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