journalist

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noun jour·nal·ist \ˈjər-nə-list\

Definition of journalist

  1. 1a :  a person engaged in journalism; especially :  a writer or editor for a news mediumb :  a writer who aims at a mass audience

  2. 2 :  a person who keeps a journal

Examples of journalist in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of journalist from the Web

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First Known Use of journalist

1693


JOURNALIST Defined for Kids

journalist

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noun jour·nal·ist \ˈjər-nə-list\

Definition of journalist for Students

  1. :  an editor or reporter of the news



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