news·​pa·​per·​man | \ ˈnüz-ˌpā-pər-ˌman How to pronounce newspaperman (audio) , ˈnyüz-, ˈn(y)üs-\

Definition of newspaperman

: a person who owns or is employed by a newspaper

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That alone is one of the reasons Guinn, a former newspaperman, revels in the work of a nonfiction author. Michael Granberry, Dallas News, "Before the Kardashians, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford made road trips the engines of their celebrity," 8 Aug. 2019 Born in Matagorda County, Texas in 1842, Isaac Harvey Vincent, a teacher, newspaperman and Confederate captain, was severely wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness in May 1864, according to the Encyclopedia of Alabama. al, "Alabama treasurer ‘Honest Ike’ stole $200,000 and fled the state in 1883," 7 Aug. 2019 This best-selling memoir by the famed newspaperman, journalist, essayist and novelist is clearly deserving to be on the honor roll. New York Times, "Readers Add to the List of Best Memoirs Since 1969," 16 July 2019 As her business grew into a community institution, Mae married newspaperman Joel Reeves and moved both her store and home to the more residential neighborhood of West Philadelphia. Lila Thulin, Smithsonian, "Entrepreneur Mae Reeves’ Hat Shop Was a Philadelphia Institution. You Can Visit It at the Smithsonian.," 27 June 2019 Born in Sydney on Jan. 21, 1938, Stephen Francis Patrick Aloysius Dunleavy came from a family of newspapermen. Marc Fisher, Washington Post, "Steve Dunleavy, Murdoch’s go-to tabloid reporter, dies at 81," 25 June 2019 As a group of newspapermen entered their separate rooms some prisoners stood stiffly at attention, then at an order marched from their quarters. Johnny Miller, San Francisco Chronicle, "Rockers rebuffed over RFK wake," 6 June 2018 That perpetual thirst for knowledge carried him through his career as a newspaperman. Talia Richman,, "Capital Gazette editor Gerald Fischman remembered at funeral for dry wit, love of family," 8 July 2018 Mr Nolan, a third-generation newspaperman, took over the business in March, when his father retired to Florida. The Economist, "Small-town American newspapers are surprisingly resilient," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of newspaperman

1806, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of newspaperman

: a person (usually a man) who works as a reporter for a newspaper

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