paragrapher

[ par-uh-graf-er, -grah-fer ]
/ ˈpær əˌgræf ər, -ˌgrɑ fər /

noun

a person who writes very short pieces or fillers for a newspaper.

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Also especially British, par·a·graph·ist [par-uh-graf-ist ‐grah-fist] /ˈpær əˌgræf ɪst ‐ˌgrɑ fɪst/ .

Origin of paragrapher

1815–25; paragraph + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for paragrapher

  • She saw that he had caught the spirit of the paragrapher's fling.

  • The State press took the matter up, and then the "paragrapher" had his season of merry-making.

    Old Ebenezer|Opie Read