newspaper

[ nooz-pey-per, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos- ]
/ ˈnuzˌpeɪ pər, ˈnyuz-, ˈnus-, ˈnyus- /

noun

a publication issued at regular and usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising.
a business organization publishing such a publication.
a single issue or copy of such a publication.

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Origin of newspaper

First recorded in 1660–70; news + paper

OTHER WORDS FROM newspaper

news·pa·per·dom, nounnews·pa·per·ish, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for newspaper

newspaper
/ (ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpə) /

noun

  1. a weekly or daily publication consisting of folded sheets and containing articles on the news, features, reviews, and advertisementsOften shortened to: paper
  2. (as modifier)a newspaper article
a less common name for newsprint
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