- a person who sells newspapers or periodicals.
Origin of newsvendor
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Examples from the Web for newsvendor
I will say newsvendor if that will be better—one cannot be too particular—Aged—?The Perpetual Curate
Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
Before getting into the train, I observed a newsvendor on the platform.From Paris to Pekin over Siberian Snows
The boy of fifteen was editor, compositor, and newsvendor in one.The Boyhood of Great Inventors
A. Fraser Robertson
I could be a newsvendor no longer: for the want of capital to invest in the business.Lost Lenore
He stopped at a newsvendor, dropped in a coin, and waited for the reproducing mechanism to turn out a fresh paper.Anything You Can Do ...
Gordon Randall Garrett