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newspaper

noun news·pa·per \ ˈnüz-ˌpā-pər , ˈnyüz- , ˈn(y)üs- \

Definition of newspaper

1 :a paper that is printed and distributed usually daily or weekly and that contains news, articles of opinion, features, and advertising
2 :an organization that publishes a newspaper
3 :the paper of a newspaper :newsprint

Examples of newspaper in a Sentence

  1. He used some newspaper to get the fire started.

  2. She worked for the newspaper for 20 years.

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First Known Use of newspaper

1670


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newspaper

verb

Definition of newspaper

intransitive verb
:to do newspaper work

First Known Use of newspaper

1800


NEWSPAPER Defined for English Language Learners

newspaper

noun

Definition of newspaper for English Language Learners

  • : a set of large sheets of paper that have news stories, information about local events, advertisements, etc., and that are folded together and sold every day or every week

  • : the paper on which a newspaper is printed

  • : a company that publishes a newspaper


NEWSPAPER Defined for Kids

newspaper

noun news·pa·per \ ˈnüz-ˌpā-pər , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newspaper for Students

:a paper that is printed and sold usually every day or weekly and that contains information on recent events, articles of opinion, features, and advertising


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