newspaperman

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

noun, plural news·pa·per·men.

a person employed by a newspaper or wire service as a reporter, writer, editor, etc.
the owner or operator of a newspaper or news service.

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Origin of newspaperman

First recorded in 1800–10; newspaper + -man

usage note for newspaperman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for newspapermen

newspaperman
/ (ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpəˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

a man who works for a newspaper as a reporter or editor
the male owner or proprietor of a newspaper
a man who sells newspapers in the street
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