newspaperwoman

noun
news·​pa·​per·​wom·​an | \ ˈnüz-ˌpā-pər-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce newspaperwoman (audio) , ˈnyüz-, ˈn(y)üs- \

Definition of newspaperwoman

: a woman who owns or is employed by a newspaper

Examples of newspaperwoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wanting to be a newspaperwoman, Ms. Nasatir studied journalism at Northwestern University and the University of Texas, Austin, but did not graduate. New York Times, 11 Aug. 2021 Mabel Norris Reese was the newspaperwoman fighting for Jesse Daniels, a white, mentally impaired 19-year-old wrongly accused of raping a socialite in 1957. Hal Boedeker, OrlandoSentinel.com, 8 May 2018 As for all that’s going wrong, Tillie (Lauren Marissa Smith), the local Cadillac-driving newspaperwoman, may be involved. Anita Gates, New York Times, 30 May 2017

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First Known Use of newspaperwoman

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Newspaperwoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newspaperwoman. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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newspaperwoman

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English Language Learners Definition of newspaperwoman

: a woman who works as a reporter for a newspaper

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