news·​hound ˈnüz-ˌhau̇nd How to pronounce newshound (audio)
: an aggressive journalist

Examples of newshound in a Sentence

a newshound of the old school, he was highly skeptical of the claim that the firings weren't politically motivated
Recent Examples on the Web Video game newshound Wario64 first sounded the alarm on social media that the game had been removed from Steam and other PC storefronts seemingly without explanation. Ash Parrish, The Verge, 30 Jan. 2024 The transmissions are monitored not only by newshounds, but by neighborhood groups and people who make a hobby of being tuned into city life. Chelsia Rose Marcius, New York Times, 19 Nov. 2023 That may sound like a bad thing, especially coming from a newshound who, like most politics-watchers, wants to know the results as soon as humanly possible. Jill Filipovic, CNN, 21 June 2021 Everett and Fay now running around town trying to figure out what is going on — Fay not at all afraid but excited about the possibilities; Everett as cynical as any newshound can be in his early 20s — pay her a visit. Bill Goodykoontz, azcentral, 25 May 2020 And even the most avid newshounds are having a hard time keeping up. Chris Morris, Fortune, 13 Mar. 2020 One newshound heard that, on the night of her death, McKillop had an argument with a boyfriend, a man named Frank, in the courtyard of her apartment building. oregonlive, 10 Oct. 2019 One of Hammond’s former colleagues, Jeremy Gilbert, now the director of strategic initiatives at the Washington Post, oversees Heliograf, the Post’s deep-learning robotic newshound. Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker, 25 May 2018 But the prison labor story seemed like a juicy scoop to student newshounds. Teen Vogue, 24 June 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of newshound was in 1918

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“Newshound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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