newsman

noun news·man \ ˈnüz-mən , -ˌman , ˈnyüz- \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of newsman

: a person who gathers, reports, or comments on the news : reporter, correspondent

Examples of newsman in a Sentence

  1. any newsman will tell you that if you talk to enough people, you'll eventually get a money quote

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First Known Use of newsman

1888

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Definition of newsman for English Language Learners

  • : a person (usually a man) who gathers, reports, or comments on the news


NEWSMAN Defined for Kids

newsman

noun news·man \ ˈnüz-mən , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsman for Students

plural newsmen \-mən\
: a person who gathers or reports information on recent events


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