war correspondent


noun

a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas.

Nearby words

  1. war between the states,
  2. war bonnet,
  3. war bride,
  4. war chest,
  5. war cloud,
  6. war crime,
  7. war crimes,
  8. war cry,
  9. war dance,
  10. war department

Origin of war correspondent

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for war correspondent

war correspondent

noun

a journalist who reports on a war from the scene of action
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