newspaperman

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

Nearby words

  1. newsmagazine,
  2. newsmaker,
  3. newsman,
  4. newsmonger,
  5. newspaper,
  6. newspaperwoman,
  7. newspeak,
  8. newsperson,
  9. newsprint,
  10. newsreader

Origin of newspaperman

First recorded in 1800–10; newspaper + -man

Usage note

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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