new·​sie | \ ˈnü-zē How to pronounce newsie (audio) \

Definition of newsie

: a person who works in the news industry especially : reporter

Examples of newsie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cast is wild; Vincent Kartheiser plays an American war profiteer with what can only be described as a newsie-from-Newsies accent, and Lizzy Caplan plays a French resistance figure with substance use issues who ends up hooking up with Krieps. Kate Knibbs, Wired, 22 Dec. 2020 Marco Tzunux is charismatic and likable as Jack Kelly, the dreamer/realist who unifies the newsies to strike. Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 Nov. 2019 The newsie, in a matter of seconds, gives a star turn, maybe his first, without ever picking up a horn. Gwen Thompkins, The New Yorker, 8 July 2019 The 1910 census notes four newsies listed as black; the 1920 census mentions five. Gwen Thompkins, The New Yorker, 8 July 2019 Her husband, Jeff Sensat, plays Joseph Pulitzer, the publisher who raises the price of newspapers to the newsies to beat his competition. Karen Zurawski, Houston Chronicle, 20 June 2018 Yet the kids worry their struggle is doomed unless the Brooklyn newsies join the fight. Hugh Hunter,, 14 May 2018 This spectacle is all about bringing the past to life – that means you’ll be immersed in the time period with a ringmaster, newsies, carnival-like performances and a ragtime band to fill Mahall’s with music., 3 May 2018 Newsies: The Broadway Musical Elmwood Palace, Perkins Rowe (Baton Rouge), Mall of Louisiana (Baton Rouge), Cinemark 16 Gulfport. Mike Scott,, 8 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of newsie

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Newsie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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