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paragrapher

[par-uh-graf-er, -grah-fer]
noun
  1. a person who writes very short pieces or fillers for a newspaper.
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Also especially British, par·a·graph·ist.

Origin of paragrapher

1815–25; paragraph1 + -er1
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Historical Examples of paragrapher

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

    A Yankee from the West

    Opie Read

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

    Old Ebenezer

    Opie Read