Definition of newsboy
: one who delivers or sells newspapers
Recent Examples of newsboy from the Web
Leonardo DiCaprio is known as a man who is reliable in his tastes: wearing newsboy caps, riding CitiBikes, dating blond models between the ages of 20-25.
The peppy, dance-heavy musical is based on the real-life newsboys strike of 1899 in New York City.
The $13 cocktails – whose ingredients might as well be listed in Klingon for its ease of readability – are poured by mixologists wearing bow ties and newsboy caps.
Mr. DiCaprio was seated next to Mr. Penn and wore his customary newsboy cap.
Another correspondent, Amy Hoggart, wore an old-fashioned newsboy cap and urged the audience to support journalism by buying newspapers, such as the Flint Journal, which helped uncover the water crisis in that Michigan city.
How could anyone forget about the time Leo popped his collar, ditched his friends, and just let his limbs fly about, all while keeping a low profile under newsboy cap #234 during MGMT’s set?
The streets around Broadway were getting crowded one Tuesday night last fall when a man in a low-slung newsboy cap and a woman in dark sunglasses ducked into a pizzeria directly across the street from the hottest show in town.
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NEWSBOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of newsboy for English Language Learners
: a boy who sells or delivers newspapers
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Definition of newsboy for Students
: a boy or man who delivers or sells newspapers
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