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 Marco Tzunux is charismatic and likable as Jack Kelly, the dreamer/realist who unifies the newsies to strike. Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Extra! Extra! Read all about it! 'Newsies' cast raises the roof at Skylight Music Theatre," 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, "An Eight-Second Film of 1915 New Orleans and the Mystery of Louis Armstrong’s Happiness," 8 July 2019 The 1910 census notes four newsies listed as black; the 1920 census mentions five. Gwen Thompkins, The New Yorker, "An Eight-Second Film of 1915 New Orleans and the Mystery of Louis Armstrong’s Happiness," 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, "Sugar Land theater stages summer musical," 20 June 2018 Yet the kids worry their struggle is doomed unless the Brooklyn newsies join the fight. Hugh Hunter,, "'Newsies' at Media Theatre teems with energy," 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., "20 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of May 3-6," 3 May 2018 Newsies: The Broadway Musical Elmwood Palace, Perkins Rowe (Baton Rouge), Mall of Louisiana (Baton Rouge), Cinemark 16 Gulfport. Mike Scott,, "'Bonnie & Clyde' is back, 50 years after changing everything," 8 Aug. 2017

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Newsie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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