newspaperman

noun

news·​pa·​per·​man ˈnüz-ˌpā-pər-ˌman How to pronounce newspaperman (audio)
ˈnyüz-,
ˈn(y)üs-
: a person who owns or is employed by a newspaper

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Walker changed her name after marrying Charles J. Walker, a newspaperman. Claire Rafford, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2022 Hansberry surrounds Sidney, a progressive newspaperman, with a panoply of bohemians who each embodies a facet of her own identity: a gay playwright, an aspiring artist, a Black activist. Daniel Pollack-pelzner, The Atlantic, 21 Nov. 2022 Walker changed her name after marrying Charles J. Walker, a newspaperman. Claire Rafford, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2022 Walker changed her name after marrying Charles J. Walker, a newspaperman. Claire Rafford, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2022 Hesperia is a High Desert city with a lovely name from Greek mythology, but its origins were savagely mocked by a spiky 19th century pioneer and newspaperman named Horace Bell. Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times, 13 Sep. 2022 Walker changed her name after marrying Charles J. Walker, a newspaperman. Claire Rafford, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2022 Walker changed her name after marrying Charles J. Walker, a newspaperman. Claire Rafford, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2022 Walker changed her name after marrying Charles J. Walker, a newspaperman. Claire Rafford, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of newspaperman was in 1806

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“Newspaperman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newspaperman. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

newspaperman

noun
news·​pa·​per·​man -ˌman How to pronounce newspaperman (audio)
: one who owns or is employed by a newspaper
especially : one who writes or edits copy for a newspaper

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