- a person who spreads gossip or idle talk; a gossip or gossipmonger.
Origin of newsmonger
Related Words for newsmongerbuttinsky, rubberneck, meddler, snoop, eavesdropper, snooper, fink, intruder, gossip, tattletale, troublemaker, scandalmonger, yenta, newsmonger, blabbermouth, parrot, tattler, tabby, tattle, taleteller
Examples from the Web for newsmonger
Historical Examples of newsmonger
He laugh'd & call'd me Newsmonger, & said I was a daily advertiser.Diary of Anna Green Winslow
Anna Green Winslow
I might indeed, following the example of the Sunday newsmonger, call it the Olio.The Works of William Cowper
"I knew he would show them to every newsmonger about the clubs," said Phineas angrily.Phineas Redux
Horace Walpole in his letters makes many jesting allusions to Cambridge in the character of newsmonger.
You have only to ask the gossip and newsmonger of Barnow—the magnificent Frau Emilie, wife of the new registrar.The Jews of Barnow
Karl Emil Franzos
- old-fashioned a gossip