noun \-nə-list\

Definition of JOURNALIST

a :  a person engaged in journalism; especially :  a writer or editor for a news medium
b :  a writer who aims at a mass audience
:  a person who keeps a journal

Examples of JOURNALIST

  1. <a journalist who has won awards for two of his feature stories>

First Known Use of JOURNALIST


Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith


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