newsmonger

noun
news·​mon·​ger | \ ˈnüz-ˌməŋ-gər How to pronounce newsmonger (audio) , -ˌmäŋ-, ˈnyüz- How to pronounce newsmonger (audio) \

Definition of newsmonger

: a person who is active in gathering and repeating news especially : gossip

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Examples of newsmonger in a Sentence

the neighborhood newsmonger came over to tell us that the Clarksons were putting in a pool

First Known Use of newsmonger

1592, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of newsmonger was in 1592

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“Newsmonger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newsmonger. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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