[ nooz-pey-per-woom-uhn, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos- ]
/ ˈnuzˌpeɪ pərˌwʊm ən, ˈnyuz-, ˈnus-, ˈnyus- /
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noun, plural news·pa·per·wom·en.
a woman employed by a newspaper or wire service as a reporter, writer, editor, etc.
a woman who is the owner or operator of a newspaper or news service.
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Origin of newspaperwoman

First recorded in 1880–85; newspaper + woman

usage note for newspaperwoman

See -woman.
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How to use newspaperwoman in a sentence

  • The smell of grease, paint and powder faded and she was a newspaperwoman again—the editor of the Herald.

British Dictionary definitions for newspaperwoman

/ (ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpəˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women
a woman who works for a newspaper as a reporter or editor
the female owner or proprietor of a newspaper
a woman who sells newspapers in the street
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