news·​stand ˈnüz-ˌstand How to pronounce newsstand (audio)
: a place (such as an outdoor stall) where newspapers and periodicals are sold

Examples of newsstand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For more of Munn's exclusive interview, pick up this week's issue on PEOPLE on newsstands Friday. Andrea Mandell, Peoplemag, 17 Apr. 2024 In addition to newsstands, look for copies of Fortune at business class lounges in airports across key European cities, including London, Paris, Geneva and Milan, with many more to come. Alex Wood Morton, Fortune Europe, 9 Apr. 2024 For more about Jane Goodall turning 90, subscribe now to PEOPLE or pick up this week's issue, on newsstands Friday. Kc Baker, Peoplemag, 3 Apr. 2024 Dotdash Meredith will continue to own the full rights to the LIFE photography and content archives dating back to the 1930s and will also continue to publish its single-topic special interest magazines for the LIFE brand available on newsstands. Todd Spangler, Variety, 28 Mar. 2024 For more on Robert Downey Jr., pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now. Charmaine Patterson, Peoplemag, 21 Mar. 2024 When pictures of him in his outfit his the newsstands, Harry apologized immediately. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 14 Mar. 2024 For more on Drew Carey, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday, or subscribe here. Staff Author, Peoplemag, 10 Mar. 2024 Justice Kavanaugh appeared to embrace that position, asking Mr. Whitaker, the lawyer representing Florida, whether states could tell publishing houses, printing presses, movie theaters, bookstores and newsstands what to feature. Adam Liptak, New York Times, 26 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of newsstand was in 1866

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“Newsstand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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news·​stand -ˌstand How to pronounce newsstand (audio)
: a place where newspapers and magazines are sold

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