news·​stand | \ ˈnüz-ˌstand How to pronounce newsstand (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Definition of newsstand

: a place (such as an outdoor stall) where newspapers and periodicals are sold

Examples of newsstand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In true New York fashion, there was a newsstand filled with copies of all the Icons issue covers of Harper's Bazaar, plus treats like candy and chips. Anika Reed, USA TODAY, 10 Sep. 2022 One of Rhys Coiro’s earliest memories is standing at a Brooklyn, New York newsstand in the late ’80s, picking out a Marvel comic. Sydney Odman, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Sep. 2022 The magazine will be subscriber-only, with no newsstand sales. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, 1 June 2022 He was first arrested at the age 7 for stealing nickels from a newsstand. Los Angeles Times, 8 July 2022 The first issue was printed in January 1982, but carried a Feb-Mar date on the cover, because that's how magazines maximized their newsstand time back in the day. Eric Griffith, PCMAG, 8 June 2022 Stop at a store or newsstand to get some mints, and chat up the person. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 12 June 2022 Of course, Joyce blows it at the conference, scaring off a newsstand’s worth of male media moguls. Judy Berman, Time, 17 Mar. 2022 Small enough to fit in a bookstore, a library room or even an airport newsstand, the device eliminates the need for shipping and warehousing while fostering widespread availability of millions of titles. New York Times, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of newsstand

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Newsstand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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news·​stand | \ ˈnüz-ˌstand How to pronounce newsstand (audio) , ˈnyüz- \

Kids Definition of newsstand

: a place where newspapers and magazines are sold

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