Definition of reporter
: one that reports: as a : a person who makes authorized statements of law decisions or legislative proceedings b : a person who makes a shorthand record of a speech or proceeding c (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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