newsboy

noun news·boy \ ˈnüz-ˌbȯi , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsboy

: one who delivers or sells newspapers

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First Known Use of newsboy

1722

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Definition of newsboy for English Language Learners

  • : a boy who sells or delivers newspapers


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newsboy

noun news·boy \ ˈnüz-ˌbȯi , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsboy for Students

: a boy or man who delivers or sells newspapers

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