Definition of reporter
: one that reports: such asa : a person who makes authorized statements of law decisions or legislative proceedingsb : a person who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceedingc (1) : a person employed by a newspaper, magazine, or television company to gather and report news (2) : a person who broadcasts news
reportorialplay \ˌre-pə(r)-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌrē-\ adjective
reportoriallyplay \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb
Examples of reporter in a sentence
She's a reporter for one of the major networks.
the reporter was careful to ask as many questions as possible without annoying anyone
First Known Use of reporter
REPORTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reporter for English Language Learners
: a person who writes news stories for a newspaper, magazine, etc., or who tells people the news on radio or television
Legal Definition of reporter
: one that reports: as a : one who makes authorized statements and publications of court decisions or legislative proceedings; also : a publication in which such reports are reproduced — see also citation — compare advance sheet b : one who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceeding; specifically : court reporter
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