newsperson

[nooz-pur-suh n, nyooz-]

noun

a newsman or newswoman; reporter.

Nearby words

  1. newsmonger,
  2. newspaper,
  3. newspaperman,
  4. newspaperwoman,
  5. newspeak,
  6. newsprint,
  7. newsreader,
  8. newsreel,
  9. newsroom,
  10. newsstand

Origin of newsperson

First recorded in 1970–75; news + -person

Usage note

See -person.

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