news·​boy ˈnüz-ˌbȯi How to pronounce newsboy (audio)
: one who delivers or sells newspapers

Examples of newsboy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Advertisement Less heralded at the time were the models that Troubetzkoy used for the soldier and the newsboy. Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2024 Fans of Blippi will enjoy dressing up as the YouTube character in his iconic blue and orange newsboy cap along with orange glasses, bowtie, and suspenders. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 8 Nov. 2023 Someone get Murphy into a three-piece suit, peacoat, and newsboy cap, stat! Sydney Bucksbaum,, 21 Mar. 2024 Murphy's terse talk and thousand-yard stare are enough to intimidate all comers (not to mention the razor sewn into the peak of his newsboy cap). Danny Horn,, 7 Mar. 2024 At Chanel’s pre-fall 2024 show in Manchester, the storied brand sent parade of models decked out in tweed suits with matching newsboy caps down the runway. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 29 Feb. 2024 On Tuesday, he was roasted by fans for wearing a newsboy cap, glasses and a vest. Victoria Hernandez, USA TODAY, 26 Jan. 2024 Britney can be seen in the pic wearing a black turtleneck and low-rise jeans, while Jamie Lynn sported an orange T-shirt, glasses and a newsboy cap. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 3 Feb. 2024 Her friend wore Hilton's newsboy cap and white sunglasses, donning a striped shirt and a big bag in the style of the heiress. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 30 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1722, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of newsboy was in 1722

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Cite this Entry

“Newsboy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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news·​boy ˈn(y)üz-ˌbȯi How to pronounce newsboy (audio)
: a person who delivers or sells newspapers
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