house organ

noun

Definition of house organ

: a periodical distributed by a business concern among its employees, sales personnel, or customers

Examples of house organ in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many conservatives are probably worried that a wounded Trump might use a dolchstoss story to popularize some alternative to the institutional conservative movement and its house organ, Fox News. Alex Pareene, The New Republic, 13 Nov. 2020 Screened a few silent movies and have had accompaniment from the Mighty Wurlitzer [house organ]. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 9 Sep. 2020 At the same time, the union newspaper, the Mine Workers’ Journal, became a house organ for Boyle during the campaign, publishing anti-Yablonski propaganda. Vince Guerreri, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 Dec. 2019 The head of the Policy Unit, Munira Mirza, is a former member of the Revolutionary Communist Party, a Trotskyite groupuscule, and enthusiastic contributor to its house organ, Living Marxism. The Economist, 22 Aug. 2019 As for the Braves, their Tomahawk Chop – powered by the haunting bars coming out of the house organ – should also have been retired long ago. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 7 July 2019 Pliny had wanted his son to be a race man, and now Alain was lecturing widely and contributing articles to Du Bois’s Crisis, which was attached to the N.A.A.C.P., and Charles Johnson’s Opportunity, the house organ of the National Urban League. Tobi Haslett, The New Yorker, 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of house organ

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of house organ was in 1886

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“House organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20organ. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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